GENDER 4 GROWTH An INTERREG IVC project Vincent Rey Direction of the European affairs Region Ile de France G4G Project Manager Goteborg 23 March 2011 Presentation of the project
The INTERREG IVC Program is part of the European Territorial Cooperation Objective of the Structural Fund policies for the period 2007-2013 .
It is a EU program that helps regions of Europe work together to share their knowledge and experience.
Launched in 2007, the programme will run until 2013.
“ Helping regions to share solutions”
The project G4G has been developed as an answer to two necessities.
The difficulty to reach Lisbon Agenda goals on time by 2010,
The charter on Local Life (CEMR, 2006), signed by several partners now.
With Gender4Growth, partners intend to update their frameworks of economic policies, facilitating professional contribution of women to the economy.
In some words “ strengthen economy with gender issue ”
Reinforce awareness of gender in relation to regional policies of economic development.
Technical analysis of regional policies, transfer of practices;
Increased involvement of politicians, institutions, and social and economic partners (from the local to European level) .
Collection and evaluation of practices in partner regions on four thematic areas:
Access to work
Veneto Region is in charge of Component 3, they realise and manage the methodology. Every partner of the project produce best practices and good policies . This works is visible on the website of the project.
Practices / policies survey
The three tools used for the collection of practices give quantitative and qualitative information in order to proceed with the next step, namely a benchmarking exercise following 10 criteria
Last October all partners met in Timisoara (Ro). The title of this European conference was :
“ The transfer of good practices in European projects a chance for local authorities ? The gender equality as an example”
During this conference every partner choose one or two good practices issued from another partner.
We are actually working in bilateral group to begin the process of transfer at regional and local level.
One of the main issue of our first European conference in Venice (Oct 2009) was to make new studies, mainly to answer to political demand.
This process start till a few month, and our partner from Lidköping Kommun have taken the lead on this studies.
We have to realise 7 studies, the topics are :
All this studies will be presented for our next and last conference in Paris next June.
Pay Gap Women in STEM, ICT Access to finance Stereotypes Exclusion to Inclusion Vocational training, Apprentiship
Contacts : Vincent Rey Region Île de France Phone : +33 (0)188.8.131.52.88 Mail : email@example.com Thank you for your attention Tack för er uppmärksamhet Merci pour votre attention