5-6 JUNE 2018 / Tour & Taxis / Brussels

Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest.

Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest.

Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest.

For its twelfth edition, EDD 2018 will aim at bringing together the European Union's commitment to gender equality and women's empowerment with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Gender equality and women empowerment are at the core of European values and enshrined within the EU's legal and political framework. This is why the event will focus on the vital role of women and the need for their full and equal participation and leadership in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Themes and Topics

Themes and Topics

Themes and Topics

Under the main thread of ‘Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest’, the EDD 2018 agenda will be framed by three major themes emerging as key priorities in today’s current context: 'Ensuring the physical and psychological integrity of Girls and Women', 'Promoting economic and social rights and empowerment of Girls and Women', 'Strengthening Girls’ and Women’s voice and participation'.

Ensuring the PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL INTEGRITY of Girls and Women

Ensuring the PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL INTEGRITY of Girls and Women

Promoting ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RIGHTS and Empowerment of Girls and Women

Promoting ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RIGHTS and Empowerment of Girls and Women

Strengthening Girls’ and Women’s VOICE AND PARTICIPATION

Strengthening Girls’ and Women’s VOICE AND PARTICIPATION

Themes and Topics