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Greece wins WITSA award for “Women and Girls Go Digital”

[15-07-2014] Greece recently won a major international award in the category of “digital opportunity” for the National Initiative of the General Secretariat for Gender Equality of the Ministry of Interior entitled “Women and Girls Go Digital” (press release). The WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards is a biannual event for the recognition of excellence in digital technology, established by the World Information Technology and Services Alliance. The award for the “Women and Girls Go Digital” Initiative in the category of “digital opportunity” was announced on September 30th 2014, as part of the 19th World Information Technology and Services Conference held in Mexico. The WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards are granted to institutions and enterprises that capitalize on ICT innovation for the benefit of the public sector and the citizen, creating new opportunities for employment and sustainable development. The “Women and Girls Go Digital” is a multi-stakeholder public-private initiative, which kicked off in April 2014 in the framework of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union, aiming at boosting female entrepreneurship and employment in the ICT and the digital economy sectors.

Gender Equality in the Report by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe "State of Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Europe” issues

[15-07-2014] The General Secretariat for Gender Equality, (the governmental organization in charge of equality between women and men in Greece), has published in its website, in both English and Greek (see under News), the recent Report by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe entitled "State of Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Europe". Special emphasis has been given to the gender equality issues in this Report.

Greek Presidency excels in gender equality issues

[26-06-2014] Gender Equality activities during the Greek EU Presidency