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5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Andrássy út 98
Budapest, 1062 Hungary

Are you interested in how the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals can be fully implemented in the EU Member States? Would you like to learn more about how civil society can support this effort? Join GEF and Ecopolis for the Eco Podium series!

Event Background

This seminar in Hungary is part of a series of events and studies on the implementation of the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, started by our project partner Ecopolis who previously looked at the SDGs 1 (Eradicating poverty), 2 (Ending hunger) and 4 (Ensuring inclusive and equitable education).

This upcoming event will focus particularly on SDG 5 – Achieving gender equality and empowering all girls and women.

About the Event

This seminar will bring together experts on gender equality policies and sustainable development, as well as NGO representatives, policy-makers and academics.

Discussions will focus on the following aspects in the context of the upcoming Eco Podium:

  • Recognising and assessing unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services and infrastructure, through social protection policies and by promoting shared responsibility within the household and the family, in line with national specificities.
  • Ensuring full and effective participation and equal opportunities for women at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life at all levels of decision-making.
  • Adopting and reinforcing sound policies and enforceable legislation to promote gender equality and strengthen the social role of all women and girls at all levels.


17:30 – 17:45: Introduction – Gender Equality in the SDG:

  • Dr. János Zlinszky, associate professor

17:00 – 17:45: Ending All Discrimination Against Women & Girls Everywhere

  • Borbála Juhász, former president of the Women’s Confederation

18:00-18:15: We ensure full and effective participation of women, as well as equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in politics, economics and public life.

  • Kata Keveházi

18:15-18:30:  We enhance the use of technologies that increase capabilities and relationships, especially information and communication technology to strengthen the position of women.

  • Anna Réz

18:30 – 19:10: Debate & Q&A

  • Moderation: Krisztina Bombera, journalist

19:10 – 19:30: Coffee Break 

19:30 – 19:45: We will eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls in the public and private sectors, including trafficking, sexual and other forms of exploitation.

  • Sára Halász

19:45 – 20:00: We recognize and appreciate unpaid caring and housework by providing public services, infrastructure and social networks, and promoting shared responsibility within the household and family.

  • Anikó Gregor

20:00 – 20:15: We provide full access to sexual and reproductive health services and reproductive rights with the International Conference on Population and Development Action Program.

  • Sarolta Kremmer

20:15 – 20:55: Debate & Q&A

  • Moderation: Krisztina Bombera, journalist


Entrance is free but registration is required.

Please register for the event via the form found here. 

This event is organised with the support of Ecopolis.

You can join the Facebook event for this seminar here. 

Andrássy út 98
Budapest, 1062 Hungary

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