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Project: "Equality in European Towns"
The Project "Equality in European Towns" is a trans-European project involving 16 countries. The aim of the project is to establish a methodology for implementation of equality policies in European local and regional authorities in order to give them a concrete tool to implement equality policies between women and men within their regions.
More details about the project:
The CEMR Project: Equality in European Towns
Who are the actors?
Who are CEMR's partners?
A trans-European project involving 16 countries 11 countries from the EU are taking part as partners:
5 candidate countries are taking part in the project thanks to bilateral agreements between these countries and the EU:
Aim of the project: Establish a methodology for the implementation of equality policies in European local and regional authorities
Why this methodology? To give local and regional authorities a concrete tool to implement equality policies between men and women within their region
How? By giving recommendations to follow from two main fields:
The heart of the project: The concrete experiences of equality policies in European towns and municipalities
Existing legislation: at national / regional level, political parties, etc.
The functioning of the project: The project Secretariat: The CEMR
Concrete experience: the associations and towns
The expertise: by Françoise Gaspard
Role of the secretariat: Management and coordination of the project
Contact with partners:
Role of the partners:
The towns' concrete experiences: "Sister Cities Going Gender" network
Partner of the project:
National experiences: The Spanish experience, The Belgian experience
National legislation: The French experience, The British experience, The Finnish experience, The Swedish experience
Special role: The participants from Central and Eastern European countries who have a different experience in comparison with EU member countries
Role of the expert: Elaborate and draw up the research based on the data supplied by the elected members and experts
Final goal: implement the methodology