23 March 2023 11:30 - 13:15

Advancing democracy, human rights and gender equality through NDICI-global europe

On 23 March 2023 from 11.30-13.15 CET,  the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU, in cooperation with ECDPM, are organising a hybrid seminar to explore how Team Europe and key stakeholders, including civil society, can work better together to advance democracy, human rights and gender equality through NDICI-Global Europe and Team Europe Initiatives.

To attend the event RSVP to by 20 March.

The seminar will take place at the Swedish Permanent Representation to the EU, 30 Square de Meeûs, Brussels and is both an in-person and an online event. 


11:30-11:45 Registration/coffee

11:45-11:50 Introduction

Welcoming remarks by the Swedish Permanent Representation to the EU

VTC Statement from Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade, Johan Forssell

11:50-13:15 Seminar Moderated by Alexei Jones, ECDPM

11:50-12:05 Introduction and framing of the discussion by ECDPM: Amandine Sabourin presenting the new ECDPM study 'More than targets: How the EU promotes democracy, human rights and gender equality through Global Europe and beyond'.

12:05-13:10 Panel discussion: effective implementation and the way forward - 5 min remarks per panellist to comment on the study.

Panel discussion and Q&A from audience:
How can the EU, civil society and other stakeholders contribute to ensuring that Democracy, Human Rights and Gender- priorities are implemented in line with the targets in Global Europe?
How to act better together to ensure that the Team Europe-initiatives effectively promote democracy, human rights and gender equality?

Panel: Chiara Adamo (DG INTPA), Rosie Ball (Kvinna till Kvinna), Ola Hällgren (Swedish Embassy Kampala), Marie Tempesta, (IPPF European Network).

Closing remarks (Swedish Permanent Representation to the EU)

13:15-14:00 Lunch

ECDPM staff involved