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7th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Equality between women and men

Baku, 24 - 25 May 2010

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The 7th Council of Europe Conference of Minister responsible for Equality between women and men was held on 24-25 May 2010 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The main theme of the Conference was:

Gender equality: bridging the gap between de jure and de facto equality”

There were two sub-themes:

  • Positive action and gender mainstreaming to achieve de facto gender equality;
  • Combating gender stereotypes: the role of education and the media
Conference documents Speeches
Resolution Ms Maud DE BOER-BUQUICCHIO, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe - Opening speech
Action Plan Ms Asha-Rose MIGIRO, Deputy Secretary General of the UN
Resolution of appreciation Ms Karin NORDMEYER, Chair of the Gender Equality Transversal Group of the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe
Programme Mr Ian MICALLEF, President ad interim of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
Guidelines of Ministers Discussion Mr José MENDES BOTA, Chairperson of the Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
National reports prepared by the member States Ms Iphigénie KATSARIDOU, President of the CDEG
General information about Azerbaijan Dr Joke HERMES, Keynote Speaker
  Ms Violeta NEUBAUER, Keynote Speaker
  Ms Isabel ROMAO, Keynote Speaker
  Ms RUMINSKA-ZIMNY, Keynote Speaker
  Ms Maureen WALSH BOHAN, Keynote Speaker
  Mr Philippe BOILLAT, Director General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs of the Council of Europe - Closing speech