Engendering Environment. Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Impact Assessment in Environmental and Health Protection
Gender mainstreaming and its instruments, including gender impact assessment, can look back upon over 20 years of history. The conference is devoted to encouraging international exchange of experiences with gender mainstreaming implementation in research as well as in the practice of public administration. The conference will consider gender as a value-added and provide a forum for discussing the conditions prerequisite for gender impact assessments. What kind of gendered knowledge is necessary for conducting excellent research on environmental issues and environmental health? What forms of innovative policy advice will help utilize the gender perspective for the benefit of all (female and male) citizens? Since its auspicious beginnings, how has the strategy of gender mainstreaming played out for public administration, academic scientific research, research institutions, and civic society in the realm of environmentalism? What should the future hold for German gender mainstreaming and gender impact assessment in the context of a European regulatory framework and current international research results pertaining to environment and health research? And – how can the individuals parties involved contribute?
Please find all further information and the online registration form under the following link: http://www.uba.de/engendering-environment
Seats are limited. We therefore kindly request early registration. The closing date of registration is October 1st, 2017.