On the 23rd of March the International Seminar of the Work-life Balance Programme will take place for the presentation of the first results of the Projects within the scope of the EEA Grants Financial Mechanism 2014-2021.
This Seminar will be held at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Auditorium 3, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm (admission free, subject to registration).
The Work-life Balance Programme funds innovative and structuring projects and initiatives for the country in the areas of gender equality, work-life balance, domestic and gender-based violence and good governance - in line with the National Strategy for Equality and Non-Discrimination- 2018-2030 “Portugal + Igual”.
The following projects will be presented:
- "Promova: Gender Equality Opportunities in Senior Management"
- "The value of unpaid work for women and men - care work and domestic work"
- "BridGEs - Alto-Minho Companies for Gender Equality"
- “The social and economic benefits of equal pay for women and men”
- "Participo! - Women's Civic and Political Participation”
- "IMAPA - Evaluative Study on the impact of measures applied to offenders"
- "(Re)Design Affections"
- "Project Inês = Pedro?"
This event has the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foudation, Programme Operator of the EEA Grants Active Citizens Fund, in consortium with the Bissaya Barreto Foundation. In the Seminar, the Foundation will be represented by Martin Essayan, Executive Director of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and Luís Madureira Pires, Programme Director, and it will have a panel dedicated to the presentation of the EEA Grants Active Citizens Fund projects in the areas of Gender Equality and Domestic Violence:
The Seminar will also be attended by the Secretary of State for Planning, Eduardo Pinheiro, the Secretary of State for Equality and Migration, Isabel Almeida Rodrigues, Norway's Ambassador to Portugal, Cabo Verde and Guinea-Bissau, Tove Bruvik Westberg, the Coordinator of the National Focal Point of the EEAGrants in Portugal, Susana Ramos, the representative of the Financial Mechanism Office – FMO, Gudrun Gudmundsdottir, the representative of the Programme Partner, Norwegian Equality and Anti-discrimination Ombud – LDO, Taran Knustad, and the President of the Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality, Sandra Ribeiro .
There will also be a performance by the musical group CRUA.