Programme of the World Forum for Democracy 2018
Monday 19 November
Time for Facts
09.30-10.45 / Palais de l’Europe, hemicycle
Artistic event and welcome words by the Organisers
10.45-11.30 / Palais de l’Europe, hemicycle
11.30-12.30 / Palais de l’Europe, hemicycle
Plenary Session 1
15.00-16.30 / Palais de l’Europe, hemicycle
Women and power: moving towards 50/50
Plenary Session 2
17.00-18.30 / Palais de l’Europe, hemicycle
Time to stop sexism, discrimination and violence against women!
18.30-20.00 / Blue restaurant, Council of Europe
Tuesday 20 November
FIRST SERIES OF LABS
09.30-11.30 / Palais de l’Europe
- LAB 1 - What if she runs? Better representation through higher female participation in elections
- LAB 2 - No pressure! Can political parties make parity a priority?
- LAB 3 - Is #MeToo the new model for women’s rights campaigns?
- LAB 4 - Eradicating sexism and violence in political institutions: a matter of time, or design?
- LAB 5 - Activism vs. law: can greater awareness stop sexual harassment in the public space?
- LAB 6 - How to create safe spaces in cyberspace?
- LAB 7 - Will closing the gender gap in the economy lead to greater political equality?
11.30-13.00 / Palais de l’Europe
- Roundtable 1: Artificial Intelligence and gender (in-) equality
- Roundtable 2: Do more films by women mean more women’s films?
- Roundtable 3: Women and migration: promoting successful integration and empowerment
- Roundtable 4: Has democracy failed women? New democratic practices and women’s participation
- Roundtable 5: Taking action against violence against women and girls
- Roundtable 6: National policy approaches to achieving gender equality
- Roundtable 7: Feminist Investigative Journalism
- Roundtable 8: Faith and Feminism – Can women gain greater power in religious communities?
SECOND SERIES OF LABS
14.30-16.30 / Palais de l’Europe
- LAB 8 - Can stereotypes against women be banned from the media?
- LAB 9 - Fighting trafficking in Human beings
- LAB 10 - Masculinities reexamined: are men the key to greater gender equality?
- LAB 11 - How can women use the law to fight gender-based violence?
- LAB 12 - Participatory democracy: a necessary boost for women’s power?
- LAB 13 - Women’s diversity: what are the interests of women of ethnic minorities and who represents them?
16.45-18.30 / Palais de l’Europe, hemicycle
- An African-American lesbian rabbi: An intersectional approach to navigating religious life and leadership
- Child bride, survivor and mother of five
Democratic Engagement Award
by Mr Jean Rottner, President of the Région Grand Est
18.30 - In Front of the Hemicycle
Wednesday 21 November
09.00-09.30 / Palais de l’Europe, Hemicycle
on behalf of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
Plenary Session 3
09.30-10.30 / Palais de l’Europe, Hemicycle
Women, Security and Democratisation
10.30–12.30 / Palais de l’Europe, Hemicycle
Reporting from the labs and ceremony for the Democracy Innovation Award
12.30 / Palais de l’Europe, Hemicycle