Gender Summit

ESF is co-organiser of the first European Gender Summit in Brussels on 8-9 November 2011 and is hosting a dedicated session on Women in Science and the Arab World. The Summit is held under the auspices of the Polish Presidency, supported by the European Parliament (STOA) and the European Commission (FP7), with a keynote by the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, MĂĄrie Geoghegan-Quinn.

The European Gender Summit will bring together key stakeholders from research, industry, innovation management and policy to discuss how European innovation and research systems can benefit from more effective mainstreaming of the gender dimension. The programme combines:

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