Invitation: Gender Rights and Opportunities in Minsk, 13 November

Please find below an invitation from SI Alumni Liudmila Fakeyeva, Maryna Barouka and Alena Shushkova to a seminar Gender Rights and Opportunities which will be held on November 13, 2014 in the Belarusian State University.

Dear Swedish Institute Alumni and Scholarship Holders,

As part of the series of SI alumni events in Minsk, we are holding a seminar Gender Rights and Opportunities on November 13, 2014 in the Belarusian State University.

The seminar provides a good opportunity for Swedish Institute alumni, students, NGOs and interested partners to get acquainted with best practices of implementing principles of gender equality and its benefits. 

Expert’s presentations will focus on practical experience in gender equality in business and social area of UNFPA, the BSU, International Public Association Gender Perspectives, British American Tobacco group of companies, and cover the following topics:

  • Gender equality in the Republic of Belarus in the context of the Millennium Development Goals;
  • Results of UNFPA projects implementation in the field of gender equality in the Republic of Belarus;
  • Practical approaches to gender equality;
  • The role of NGOs in gender equality implementation in the Belarusian State University.

The full programme is available to download here.

The seminar Gender Rights and Opportunities is organised by SI alumni Liudmila Fakeyeva, Maryna Barouka and Alena Shushkova with support from the Swedish Institute. The partners of the workshop are the Belarusian State University and the Association of European Business in Belarus.

Snacks and coffee will be served.

Seats are limited. Please confirm your participation before November 6, 2014 by email. All registered participants will receive a full program a week before the workshop.

Shall you have any questions, please contact organizing committee +375 29 168 7001 (Maryna)/ +375 29 754 1176 (Liudmila) / +375 29 5147169 (Alena).