Events

Apr 25
12th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament
The 12th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament, organized by the Chamber of Deputies of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and the IPU, will be held on 25 and 26 April 2018.The Summit will focus on...
Apr 18
An Introduction to Gender Budgeting
The event will serve as introduction to gender responsive budgeting (GRB) by analysing key concepts and tools. It will analyse GRB as a strategic tool to boost gender...
Apr 16
Promoting the political participation of women with disabilities
According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately one billion persons with disabilities worldwide. This amounts to some 15 per cent of the population, half of them women. At the...
Apr 16
Political participation of women with disabilities at the focus of an OSCE ODIHR event
According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately one billion persons with disabilities worldwide. This amounts to approximately 15 per cent of the population, half of them women....
Apr 12
VOA Critical Issues Roundtable: Women in Politics Around the World
A growing number of women around the globe are jumping headfirst into politics. They are volunteering, organizing, rallying, participating and running for office to bring about what they see as much-...
Apr 01
Online streaming of the documentary "Burden of Peace" in April
Streaming throughout April on SIMA RAMA, Burden of Peace follows Guatemala’s first female Attorney General Claudia Paz y Paz in her fight against impunity. Faced with a system that has permitted...
Mar 22
Launch Event at CSW 62: A Practitioner’s Toolkit on Women’s Access to Justice Programming
Under the priority theme: “Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls,” the sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (...
Mar 14
High Level Side Event at CSW 62 on Advancing Gender-equal Nationality Rights
Over 50 countries maintain nationality laws that discriminate on the basis of gender, denying women the right to confer nationality on their children and spouses on an equal basis with men. These sex...
Mar 14
Side Event at CSW 62 on gender and youth quotas: Complementary or in competition?
Both women’s and youth representation are key to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 16 and the promotion of democracy through inclusive institutions and societies.IPU data show that...