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 Join the SeeRRI Final Conference in Barcelona!
Join the SeeRRI Final Conference in Barcelona!

The SeeRRI project has worked tirelessly for three years to find a framework that allows territories to put Responsible Research and Innovation principles at the core of their smart specialisation stratregy. 

Preparation, Implementation and Sustainability of Gender Equality Plans
Preparation, Implementation and Sustainability of Gender Equality Plans

Our partners, Vilnius University and Vytautas Magnus University, are organising online events on the 19th-20th of May 2021, dedicated to discussing process of designing and implementation of Gender Equality Plans (GEP) at Lithuanian institutions of higher education.

STUDENTS FROM HOCHSCHULE BONN-RHEIN-SIEG (H-BRS) IN GERMANY PRESENT SPEAR PROJECT DURING A SEMINAR ON EUROPEAN UNION & SOCIAL INNOVATION
STUDENTS FROM HOCHSCHULE BONN-RHEIN-SIEG (H-BRS) IN GERMANY PRESENT SPEAR PROJECT DURING A SEMINAR ON EUROPEAN UNION & SOCIAL INNOVATION

During a seminar on European Union & Social Innovation, four students from the HOCHSCHULE BONN-RHEIN-SIEG, University of Applied Sciences, made a presentation on SPEAR project and its key objectives and challenges.

WP2 and WP4 Workshop
WP2 and WP4 Workshop "Comparative analysis of the state of GE in PU and SWU. How to use findings in GEPs"

On October 29th, 2020 South-West University SPEAR team organized and held a joined workshop with Plovdiv University partner.

YUFE Staff Training: Gender Equality in Academia
YUFE Staff Training: Gender Equality in Academia

DATE: 10-11 December 2020, 9.00 – 12.00 am CET

Staff training on different issues related to gender equality in academia

Artistic impulses of resistance to women's violence
Artistic impulses of resistance to women's violence

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, from  the 19th to 25th November of 2020, a seven-day campaign under the slogan "You matter!" will be held in Rijeka.

The female scientist behind the weapon against the COVID-19 pandemic
The female scientist behind the weapon against the COVID-19 pandemic

Last week, the whole world welcomed warmly, and with plenty of excitement, the new vaccine – the weapon to help us fight against the current pandemic

The new EIGE Gender Equality Index 2020
The new EIGE Gender Equality Index 2020

The EIGE Gender Equality Index 2020 is out! The EIGE index is a tool to measure the progress of gender equality in the EU. It gives more visibility to areas that need improvement and ultimately supports policymakers to design more effective gender equality measures. 

Gender equality in CEE countries: Policies and practices 2020 Institutional change through implementation of GEPs at the RPOs and RFOs in the CEE countries
Gender equality in CEE countries: Policies and practices 2020 Institutional change through implementation of GEPs at the RPOs and RFOs in the CEE countries

Gender equality is considered one of the main priorities in the European Union (EU) countries for strengthening the European Research Area (ERA). 

Rijeka, the great Port of Diversity overlooking the Adriatic Sea, bears the European Capital of Culture 2020 (ECOC2020)
Rijeka, the great Port of Diversity overlooking the Adriatic Sea, bears the European Capital of Culture 2020 (ECOC2020)

After an abrupt break to the activities due to COVID-19, already in May and June, following a reduction in social distancing measures, several smaller theatre forms, exhibitions, children’s plays, and film screenings were presented to the Rijeka audience, and at the beginning of summer the city’s cultural hustle and bustle heat up.

The first-ever International Equal Pay Day!
The first-ever International Equal Pay Day!
Today, the 18th of September is the first ever-international Equal Pay Day! This day represents the efforts towards the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value and it ensures that none is left behind.