Events

Oct 03
How women always mattered in politics – but not everyone noticed
Join the Global Institute for Women's Leadership on Thursday 3 October for an event on the pivotal role women have played throughout the history of British politics.Director Professor Rosie Campbell...
Sep 16
Inclusion and Participation as Foundations of Democracy
A great deal has happened on the international scene and in countries around the world since the UN first observed the International Day of Democracy on 15 September 2008. While people everywhere...
Jul 27
Fourteenth Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians
This Workshop will bring together scholars and parliamentarians in order to discuss research findings which are likely to be of practical use to parliamentarians. Following the practice of recent...
Jul 15
Informal plenary meeting on gender equality and women’s leadership for a sustainable world: A panel discussion with the President’s group of Gender Equality Leaders [EN]
As the fourth woman at the helm of the General Assembly in the history of the UN, the President of the 73 rd session of the General Assembly recognizes that women decision makers must lead...
Jul 10
#NotInMyParliament—Sexism, harassment and violence against women parliamentarians
Violence against women is one of the most widespread human rights violations, and the world of politics is also affected by this scourge. As in other sectors, violence against women in politics has...
Jun 17
Strengthening political parties - Ensuring people’s voice towards the 2030 agenda
Political Parties of Finland for Democracy (Demo Finland) on behalf of The Political Party Peer Network is organizing the conference “Strengthening Political Parties - Ensuring People’s Voice...
Jun 12
High-Level meeting of women with disabilities in political and public leadership: Towards Beijing+25
The 12th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP) will take place from 11-13 June 2019 at the UN Headquarters in New York.The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on...
Jun 11
Leadership for policy change: Government, INGO, and DPO strategies for political inclusion
Data collection and awareness-raising at the international, regional, and national levels is critical for the creation of inclusive policies. This panel will discuss good practices and lessons...
Jun 10
Participation of persons with intellectual or psychosocial disabilities in political and public life: A side event at COSP12
The 12th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD will take place at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, from 11 to 13 June 2019. The genuine participation of all citizens in political...