Council of Europe on Gender Equality

Council of Europe working for new gender equality recommendation

Second meeting of the Eurimages Gender Equality recommendation working group.

Following the Sarajevo conference declaration in August 2015 (an historic declaration calls for policies to counter the gender imbalance in the European audiovisual industry) and further to approval of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers, the working group met on March 30th in Strasbourg.

The first meeting of the working group on a gender equality recommendation in the audiovsual sector (CPP-ESA), took place in Paris at the OECD on 1-2 December.

It is envisaged that a pioneering recommendation in this area be adopted by the Council of Europe by end 2017.