Gender Equality Recommendations coming up

First 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 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.

The second and final meeting of this working group is scheduled for 30-31 March 2017 in Strasbourg. It is envisaged that a pioneering recommendation in this area be adopted by the Council of Europe by end 2017.