Events

Sep 05
Interregional IPU seminar on parliamentary capacity-building and the further implementation of the SDGs
The Interregional Seminar on Parliamentary Capacity Building and the Further Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals is intended to foster interregional exchanges on SDGs implementation...
Jul 07
Women’s Political Participation in the Commonwealth
A group of 25 people will be attending a workshop on Friday 7 July to discuss the findings of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s studies on Women’s Political Participation in the Commonwealth. They range...
Jun 12
Regional conference for Central and Eastern Europe: Making laws work to end violence against women and girls
As part of its programme to support parliaments in addressing all forms of violence against women, the Inter-Parliamentary Union is organizing jointly with the Romanian Chamber of Deputies, along...
May 31
Women Leaders Forum for Africa’s Transformation
The African Union Commission, UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, and the Government of Germany are organizing a high-level “Women Leaders Forum for...
May 22
International Conference at Rutgers University on Resisting Women's Political Leadership
This conference seeks to explore in the nature, origins, and manifestations of resistance to women’s political leadership, taking a global perspective and engaging scholars and...
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May 22
Resisting Women’s Political Leadership: Theories, Data, Solutions
Over the last twenty years, the world has witnessed a dramatic rise in the number of women serving in elected and appointed political roles. Having more women in politics has been viewed in largely...
May 11
International IDEA workshop on putting young people at the center: how to build democratic citizenship in transitioning countries?
“No citizens, no true democracy” is a widely held view in academic research and in democracy building processes.But  how  do  citizens  become  democratic  to  be  this  bedrock  of  democracies? ...
Apr 27
"The New Normal? Women, Media, and Politics" event by the Institute for Women's Leadership
Michel Martin, journalist and weekend host of NPR's All Things Considered will be moderating a conversation with:Rebecca Traister, writer-at-large for New York Magazine and author of the New York...
Apr 26
Event: Does political participation need political parties and representation?
Today, most citizens endorse democracy but expect much more than a periodic opportunity at the ballot box. These citizens have access to an expanding repertoire of mechanisms to express criticism and...