November 26, 2019

Conference United for Knowledge

Solemn Assembly at the Rectorate of the University of Belgrade
The conference “United for Knowledge” will take place on November 26th in the Solemn Assembly at the Rectorate of the University of Belgrade. The goal of the conference is to gather women from academic circles and independent experts for gender equality, decision makers, organizations of civil society and representatives of the media. Its objective it to foster discussions in three main areas:
1. position of women in academic circles and research community, as well as further steps to achieving equal possibilities in high education and research;
2. women’r rights, position of women in Serbia and empowerment of women, with a special emphasis on women’s economic rights;
2. the role of  media in removing genre stereotypes and promotion of gender equality
The conference is part of the project “Establishing national mechanisms for dialogue: Connecting women members of academic community with a goal of straightening of influence in achieving gender equality” that is conducted by SeCons group for developmental initiative and the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory at the University of Belgrade. The whole project is supported by the Agency of the United Nations for gender equality and empowerment of women in Serbia (UN Women) with cooperation of Coordinate body for gender equality in project “Key steps toward gender equality” financed by the European Union.

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