The program of the roundtable Gender policies in the context of the forthcoming elections and EU membership

Zagreb, October 25, 2011. // Novinarski dom

11:00 – 11:30 Participant registration

11:30 – 11:45 Rada Borić, executive director of the Center for Women’s Studies, Zagreb
The organizers’ introduction

11:45 – 12:05 Astrid Thors, Swedish People’s Party, Finland
Finnish women, first in the world to be MPs, still need a women’s parliamentary network

12:05 – 12:25 Sonja Lokar, CEE Network for Gender Issues, Slovenia
You cannot bring back a missed opportunity!

12:25 – 12:45 Josip Šipić, Economic Institute, Zagreb
Right-wing parties’ politics of motherhood

12:45 – 13:15 Discussion

13:15 – 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:20 Ana Lovrin, president of the Justice Committee of the Croatian Parliament
Gender policies of HDZ (Croatian Democratic Union) with a special focus on the party’s program in the forthcoming general elections

14:20 – 14:40 Gordana Sobol, president of the Gender Equality Committee of the Croatian Parliament
The Social Democratic Party’s approach to gender policies

14:40 –15:00 Tajana Broz, CESI – Center for Education, Counseling and Research, Zagreb
Gender (un)awareness of party programs

15:00 – 16:00 Conclusion and discussion

Moderator: Marjeta Šinko, Center for Women’s Studies / Faculty of Political Science, Zagreb

The roundtable is part of the project AD ACTE – Anti-Discrimination ACtions Towards Equality of women and men, implemented in partnership with the CEE Network for Gender Issues from Slovenia and in collaboration with the Serbian National Council.