Promoting greater gender equality in sport

10 May 2023, 9.30am - 5pm 

Hybrid format (online / Strasbourg)

Organised by the Council of Europe's Sport Division within the framework of the Icelandic Presidency of the Council of Europe

Disclaimer: Each speaker has provided their own picture and short biography which are published hereunder.

Opening session 

The position of women in sport

Moderated by Annamarie Phelps, International Working Group (IWG) on Women and Sport

The role of the media in sport

Moderated by Elsa Arapi, European Broadcasting Union

The power of data: presentation of data results and methodology

Moderated by Ioanna Paraskevopoulou, Gender Equality Rapporteur to the Governing Board of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) of the Council of Europe

Best practice examples in sport 

Moderated by Thorsten Afflerbach, Head of Division, Inclusion and Anti-discrimination Programmes, Council of Europe

Screening of short documentary “A land shaped by women” followed by Q&A

Moderated by Emma Smith, SOGI Unit, Council of Europe

Closing words


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