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FemCities Conference 2019
24th of September 2019, Vienna

The City of Vienna Women’s Department (MA57) and the Women´s Committee of the Austrian Association of Cities and Towns invite you to the FemCities Conference 2019

Our goal this time is the exchange of concrete best practices with regard to gender equality both in administration and management as well as projects from NGOS for vulnerable groups of women

Cities as driving forces behind gender equality. Exchanging Best Practices.

24th of September Vienna, Austria

Location: Rooftop Conference Hall Urania, Uraniastraße 1, 1010 Vienna

Conference language is English

Time-table: 09:00-17:00

Conference Registration: Please register here (fill out form)

In 2019 gender equality is still not self-evident.

Outdated concepts of femininity and masculinity, stereotypical roles of women and men as well as financial cuts for feminist projects work against it. In times where the promotion of women is questioned and the whole of Europe is feeling a backlash against the achievements of the women’s movement, it is time to support each other.

With projects working towards gender equality as well as gender mainstreaming we combat these developments.
We want to learn from each other and maybe implement similar ideas.
We want to work together for a more equal Europe.

Best practices will be introduced in small presentations as well as being visible in a project gallery where interested parties might directly exchange information regarding certain projects.

Conference Program:

08:30 Admittance and Coffee

09:00 Welcome words local councillor Nicole Berger-Krotsch

09:10 Introduction FemCities Coordinator Ricarda Goetz and Head of Gender Mainstreaming Ursula Bauer

09:15-10:15 Keynote Gender Equality in EU Policy Making - Prof. Dr. Stefanie Wöhl, Professor of Political Science, University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna European Economy and Business Management

10:15-11:30 Presentations of Best Practices in Management and Administration

  • 10:15 - 10:30 Gender Mainstreaming, City of Vienna – Nadine Unger
  • 10:30 - 10:45 City/Municipality of Equality, City of Belgrade – Sanja Stankovic
  • 10:45 - 11:00 Gender Equality Action Plan, City of Graz – Dr.in Priska Pschaid
  • 11:00 - 11:15 Women Culture Council (FrauenKulturRat), City of Mannheim – Zahra Deilami

11:30-12:00 Questions and Summary

12:00-12:45 Project Gallery Walk

  • E-Learning 5 Gender Mainstreaming Principles
  • The network for Gender Equality
  • Gender sensitive city planning
  • tba

12:45-13:45 Lunch

13:45-14:00 Introduction to the afternoon session

14:15-15:30 Project Presentations

  • 14:15 – 14:30 City of Vienna Women´s Department: Girl Empower Workshops – Claudia Throm
  • 14:30 – 14:45 Vienna Business Agency: Women´s Service – Dudu Gencel
  • 14:45 – 15:00 NGO Femspace: Interactive and Mentorship based Female Empowerment in Entrepreneurship – Dr. Erzsebet Tóth
  • 15:00 – 15:15 ABZ Austria: Competence Check for migrant women – Lina Zierlinger

15:30-16:00 Questions and Summary

16:00-16:30 Project Gallery Walk

  • Gallery of Austrian Pioneer Women
  • Freecard Campaign #wasgeht
  • Girl Empowerment Workshops
  • tba

16:30-17:00 Closing

Fees: There is no conference fee, coffee and lunch will be provided. Travel expenses have to be covered by the participants

You can also forward the information to interested parties in your network.

FemCities is also on LinkedIN:https://www.linkedin.com/company/femcities/

For general inquires contact: ricarda.goetz@wien.gv.at and laura.wimmer@wien.gv.at


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