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Women move European politics! Event for the European elections 2019 - Programme

City: Berlin

Date: 15 March 2019

Time: 8.30-13.00

Venue: European House Berlin, Unter den Linden 78

Registration: it is open until March 12, 2019, at or by e-mail to:

See the invitation to the event here.


08:30: Reception / registration of the participants

09:00: Welcome by:

Frank Piplat, Head of the Liaison Office of the European Parliament in Germany

Agnès Hubert, President, Gender5plus


Gabriele Bischoff, President of the Working Group, European Economic and Social Committee

09:30: Discussion - Panel I

Moderator: Dr. Barbara Helfferich, Gender5plus

I. What does Europe offer women?


  • Joanna Maycock, Secretary-General of the European Women's Lobby


Maria Noichl, Member of the European Parliament, Federal Chairman of the Association of Social Democratic Women (AsF)

Dr. Gabriele Kämper, Head, Equality Office, Senate Department for Health, Care and Equality Berlin

Brigitte Triems, Chair Democratic Women's Federation e.V.

Discussion with the audience

10:30: Coffee break

11:00: Discussion - Panel II

Moderator: Joanna Tachminzis, Gender5plus

II. What do women expect from Europe?


  • Alazne Irigoien, author of the G5 study: Towards Parity Democracy in Europe


Franziska Brantner, Member of the Bundestag, European Spokesperson for Bündnis'90/The Greens

Dr. Christine Rabe, Representative of the Landesfrauenrat Berlin

Dr. Adriana Lettrari, European Movement Germany (EBD), winner of European Women in Germany and Fürstenberg Institute

Margarete Hofmann, Vice President djb a.D., djb Commission of International and European Law, Vice-President European Women Lawyers Association (EWLA)

Discussion with the audience

12:30: Summary and conclusion: Dr. Barbara Helfferich, Gender5plus


- There will be a simultaneous interpretation in German and English.

- Please come in time befor the event in order to pass through the Security check and bring an identity document with you.

- Please note that pictures and videos may be taken during theevent, which can be used in the media, on the Internet, in thesocial media or in publications for reporting purposes.

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