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International Women's Day 2010 : "Women and Science" Round table and debate

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Women and Science

In the framework of the celebrations for the International Women's Day 2010, Round Table on "Women and Science" organised by the Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom of Spain to UNESCO, the Delegation of the European Union to OECD and UNESCO in collaboration with the Division for Gender Equality in UNESCO.
The Round Table debate will be based on the European experience and the efforts made by the EU Member States to promote women in science.

UNESCO's important role and progress made in promoting women and girls in science and scientific research, mainly though the L'OREAL-UNESCO Awards and Fellowships, the established UNESCO Chairs and the technical and vocational education and training programmes, would be strongly emphasized.

The debate will moreover include a political approach and a development dimension through the EU research programs which are open to developing countries.

With the participation of the Director-General of UNESCO, Ms. Luisa Prista, Chief of Unit, Scientific Culture and Gender Equality of the European commission, among others.


Details

Type of Event Special Events
Start 08.03.2010 08:00 local time
End 08.03.2010 11:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Corat, Sanye Gulser
Organizer BSP/GE, Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom of Spain to UNESCO, the Delegation of the European Union to OECD and UNESCO
Contact Anna Maria Majlöf, am.majlof@unesco.org
Country France
City PARIS
Venue UNESCO HQ
Street 7 place de Fontenoy
Room Room XI
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish
Estimated number of participants 300
Official Website
Link 1 International Women's Day in UNESCO
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