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YABLOKO and ELDR Joint Conference

Algorithms for Opposing Gender Discrimination: the International and the Russian Experience

Moscow, March 12, 2011

Speeches, Videos, Photographs

April 11, 2011

Photographs

 

A video report from the Vesti-Moscow television channel

 

Opening of the conference:

Introductory word by Ms. Galina Mikhalyova, Chair of YABLOKOs Gender faction, Co-Chair of the Council for Consolidation of Womens Movement, Russia

Simultaneous translation into English:

 

 

 

Mrs. Kristiina Ojuland, MEP, the ALDE group, Bureau member of ALDE, co-rapporteur of the European Parliament on Russia, Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee of the European Parliament, Estonia

Presentation "The European Experience in Gender Mainstreaming" by Mrs. Kristiina Ojuland.

 

Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky, founder of the YABLOKO party, Professor of the Higher School of Economics, member of YABLOKOs Political Committee, Russia

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Mr. Sasha Tamm, Director of Representation of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Moscow

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Panel discussion

1. International Experience of Opposing Gender Discrimination: Comparative Analysis of Efficiency

1.1. A Long Way of Opposing Discrimination: the European and the Global Experience:

 

Text of speech by Ms Angelika Mlinar, leader of the Liberal Forum, Austria

 

Mrs. Nursuna Memecan, Vice-Chair of ALDE-PACE, member of PACE Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men, Vice Chair of PACE Sub-Committee on Violence against Women, MP Turkish Parliament, Turkey

Short CV and synopsis of Mrs.Memecan's speech

 

Ms. Marina Schuster, Vice-Chair of ALDE-PACE, member of PACE Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, Alternate of the Chair of PACE Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men, MP Bundestag, Germany

Short CV of Ms Marina Schuster

Synopsis of Ms Schuster's speech

Texts of Ms Schuster's speech

 

Ms. Marianne Spangenberg-Carlier, Vice President of the D66 party Female/Male/Human Rights Committee, Member of International Federation of University Women, the Netherlands

Short CV and theses of the speech by Ms Spangenberg-Carlier

 

Panel discussion

1.2. The Experience of Post-Socialist and Post-Soviet States: The Policies of State Feminism:

Mrs. Corina Fusu, Vice President of the Partidul Liberal party, Chair of Womens Organisation of Partidul Liberal, Moldova

Short CV and speech synopsis of Mrs Fusu

 

Ms Maie Urbas, Chair of Womens Organisation, Estonian Reform Party Liberals, Estonia

Text of Ms Urbas' speech

 

Panel discussion
2. The Goals of Opposing Gender Discrimination: the Russian Agenda
2.1. Constitutional and Legal Provisions and Practices of Opposing Gender Discrimination in Russia:

 

Ms. Irina Rukina, Co-Chair and Coordinator of the Council for Consolidation of Womens Movement in Russia, Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Science, member of Coordination Council of Anti-Corruption Committee, head of subdepartment in the International University, Moscow, Russia

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Ms. Elena Gerasimova, Director of the Centre for Social and Labour Rights, Russia

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Mr. Boris Misnik, Coordinator of the Political Committee of the YABLOKO party, Russia

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Mrs. Irina Kozina, Professor of the Higher School of Economics, Russia

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Disputant

Ms. Olga Popva, Professor, head of subdepartment in the St.Petersburg State University, Russia

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Panel discussion

2.2. Successes and Failures and Top Priority Goals in Opposing Gender Discrimination in Russia:

Ms. Natalya Pushkaryova, Professor of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chair of the Interregional Public Organisation The Russian Association of Researchers of Womens History, member of Executive Committee of the International Federation for Research in Womens History

Simultaneous translation into English:

 

 

 

Ms. Tatyana Dorutina, Chair of the Women-Voters League, St.Petersburg, Russia

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Ms. Tatyana Barandova, Coordinator of the Gender Section of Social Scientists Association, St.Petersburg

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Mr. Nikolai Vinnik, head of Demagogy.Ru web-portal, Russia

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See also:

Conference page in Russian

Women's Movement

International conference devoted to gender equality took place in Moscow. Press Release, March 12, 2011

 

 

 

April 11, 2011

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