Know the GAP Lecture Series: Talking Gender, Equality and Diversity

Programme 2019/2020

December 2019

  • Wed 4, 12:30-13:30
    Mainstreaming gender in WHO work
    Dr Flavia Bustreo
    Former WHO Assistant Director—General for Family, Women’s and Children’s Health
  • Wed 11, 17:00-18:30
    Gender equality in the judiciary—with an emphasis on international judiciary
    Prof. Catherine Kessedjian
    Professor Emerita, University Panthéon—Assas Paris II

February 2020

  • Wed 19, 12:30-13:30
    Gender issues in transnational migration studies: recent developments and future prospects
    Dr Asuncion Fresnoza—Flot
    Research Associate FNRS, ULB University
  • Wed 26, 17:00-18:30
    Women and risk: rewriting the rules
    Dr Mara Catherine Harvey
    Leader. Author. Change Maker.

March 2020

  • Wed 20 12:30-13:30
    (En)gendering EU citizenship: caught between paid work and the market
    Dr Sandra Mantu
    Assistant Professor, Centre for Migration Law, Radboud University
  • Wed 30, 12:30-13:30
    A quantum leap for gender equality: for a better future of work for all
    Dr Valentina Beghini
    Senior Technical Officer, Gender Diversity and Inclusion (GED), ILO

May 2020

  • Wed 6, 12:30-13:30
    The untapped potential of gender equality in the water realm
    Dr Paola Piccione
    Gender, Water and Human Rights Specialist
    UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)
  • Wed 13, 12:30-13:30
    Progress in and challenges to the rights of women to non—discrimination and gender equality in the context of international human rights law and the UN Sustainable Development Goals
    Dr Patricia Schulz
    Former Director of the Federal Office for Gender Equality (FOGE) and Swiss Member of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (2011−2018)


04. Dezember 2019 – 13. Mai 2020


University of Bern, World Trade Institute, Hallerstrasse 6, 3012 Bern


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