- CV speakers
- Commission proposal COM(2012)0614_EN
- ETUC position in EN
- Presentation Petter Soerlin
- Background article women on boards in Norway
- Presentation Carola Eck-Philipp
- Photos on Flickr
Chaired by Raül Romeva, MEP and Ulrike Lunacek, MEP15:00
Welcome by Rebecca Harms, President Greens/EFA Group 15:10
Introduction by Marije Cornelissen, MEP and rapporteur for the opinion in EMPL Committee on gender balance in company boards listed on stock exchanges
First hand experience15:20
Experiences from Norway, the first country to take real action
Mr. Petter Sørlien, Equality & Non-Discrimination Councellor at Norwegian Embassy 15:35
What can and should companies do for more women on boards?
Carola Eck-Philipp, consultant and project manager European Women Management Development Network EWMD
Legislative action at EU level15:50
How can we best take account of workers interests?
Claudia Menne, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) 16:05
The scope of the EC proposal
Prof. Dr. Linda Senden, Institute of International, Social and Economic Public Law, Utrecht University, author of the legal opinion on women in company boards 16:20
Non discrimination and positive action - quotas as an instrument
Professor David Sugarman, Director, Centre for Law and Society, Lancaster University. 16:35
How can we give the EC proposal the best chance of success?
Rosalinde van der Vlies, EU Commission, DG Justice, Equal Treatment Legislation 16:50
Discussion - question & answers
- What, if anything, should be amended to improve the EC proposal
- How can we give the EC proposal the best chance of success in the European Parliament ánd the Council?
by Ulrike Lunacek, MEP