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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS – Debate | Gender balance in business decision-making positions: is the EU on the right track? | PubAffairs Bruxelles Editorial Team

On Tuesday 12th of November, at the premises of Science14 Atrium in Brussels, PubAffairs Bruxelles hosted a debate concerning the issue of gender balance in the business decision-making process. The event was moderated by Ms Emily Waterfield, Chief Correspondent at Mlex, while the discussants were Ms Josephine Wood, Member of Cabinet of Vice-President Neelie Kroes, Mrs Astrid Lulling MEP (EPP/ LU) and Ms Marije Cornelissen MEP (Greens/NL).

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Thank you for attending our debate “Gender balance in business decision-making positions: is the EU on the right track?”

PubAffairs Bruxelles was delighted to host on November 12th the debate between our distinguished speakers, Ms Josephine Wood, Member of Cabinet of Vice-President Neelie Kroes, Mrs Astrid Lulling MEP (EP/ LU) and Ms Marije Cornellisen MEP (Greens/NL).

We would like to thank our distinguished guests, our moderator, Ms Emily Waterfield, the public and our sponsors, Hogan Lovells, Burson-Marsteller & Science 14 Atrium, for allowing this debate to take place.

PubAffairs Bruxelles is also pleased to announce that the next event will take place in January 2014. We hope that all the contributors, attendees, as well as our present and future members will join us in the next debate.

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Invitation – Debate: “Gender balance in business decision-making positions: is the EU on the right track?” (12 November)

We are most pleased to invite you to participate in an evening of discussion on the issue of gender balance in decision-making positions with Ms Josephine Wood, Member of Cabinet of Vice-President Neelie Kroes, Mrs Astrid Lulling MEP (EPP/LU) and Ms Marije Cornelissen MEP (Greens/NL) on the 12th of November at the premises of Science 14 Atrium.


The debate will be moderated by Ms Emily Waterfield, Chief Correspondent at Mlex


Gender balance in business decision-making positions: is the EU on the right track?

On the 14th of October 2013, both the European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs and the Women’s Rights & Gender Equality Committee adopted their report on the so called “women on board” European Commission Directive proposal. At the same time, the European Commission released its new report on women in decision making and its mid term review of its broader gender equality strategy; the review points out a series of actions envisaged in order to further advance the role of women in the European society. These facts clearly indicate that the debate on gender equality in Europe, which has also included the issue of equal pay, the remedies against unfair treatment at work, as well as the unequal representation of women in politics, has again gained momentum.

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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS: “Restoring Confidence in the Euro-zone”

On Tuesday 14 May 2013, at the premises of Science14 Atrium in Brussels, PubAffairs Bruxelles hosted a debate concerning the issue of restoring confidence in the eurozone and in the European project in the light of the Cyprus bailout. The event was moderated by Mr Leo Cendrowicz, Brussels correspondent for Time magazine, while the discussants were Mrs Rebecca Harms MEP (Greens) and Mr Markus Ferber MEP (EPP).

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