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In brief: European Institute for Gender Equality

eigelogoThe European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is an autonomous body of the EU, established to contribute to, and strengthen the promotion of, gender equality. It promotes gender mainstreaming in all EU policies and the resulting national policies and the fight against discrimination based on sex, as well as raising EU citizens’ awareness of gender equality. This 18-page booklet surveys the EIGE’s work in monitoring the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU, combating gender‑based violence, promoting gender equality, producing gender equality statistics and promoting gender mainstreaming.

Se below for a video from EIGE explaining how the Gender Mainstreaming platform attempts to tackle the issue of gender inequality:


European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

Brochure cover detail © EU Publications Office

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is described by the EU Publications Office as ‘a unique forum for consultation, dialogue and consensus between representatives from all the different sectors of organised civil society. ‘If you’d like to find out more, they have produced a 12-page brochure describing the EESC and what they do.

The EDC holds a number of publications from the EESC under the shelfmark EC 2-9 and the EU Bookshop is the place to go for all the most up to date EU publications.