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Workshop report - Equality Pays!

A report from the workshop 'Equality Pays' organised by the EEA and Norway Grants in Brussels on 8 March 2011 is now available.

The aim of the workshop was to share ideas on the gender equality dimension in the new EEA and Norway Grants funding period 2009-14.

Stakeholders from the EEA and Norway Grants donor states and the 15 beneficiary countries came together to discuss issues ranging from the economic case for equality - exploring linkages between investments in gender equality measures and economic growth - to gender-based violence, the challenges facing migrant women, and improving work-life balance.

The Workshop Report sums up the event proceedings, including presentations from all speakers and the ensuing floor debates.

Among the speakers were former Latvian President Vaira Vîíe-Freiberga and associate Professor at the Grenoble Ecole de Management Mark Smith, also a member of the coordinating team for the European Commission’s Expert Group on Gender and Employment (EGGE).

Read more about the workshop and download all the presentations from the event.

Workshop Report