The Gender Equality Index

The Gender Equality Index is a tool that measures the progress of gender equality in the EU. The GEI was developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) to highlight areas that need improvement at different levels, ultimately supporting policymakers to design more effective gender equality measures. The thematic focus of Index 2020 is…

The European Commission announced an action plan 2020-2025 – TOWARDS A GENDER-EQUAL EUROPE

The European Union is a global leader in gender equality: 14 of the top 20 countries worldwide on gender equality are the EU Member States. Thanks to robust equal treatment legislation and jurisprudence, efforts to mainstream the gender perspectives into different policy areas, and laws to address particular inequalities, the EU has made significant progress…

Free download of the book “Powering a learning society during an age of disruption”: by Rupert Mc Lean , Shanti Jagannathan and Sungsup Ra

The newly published book “Powering a Learning Society During an Age of Disruption” is now available on both ADB and Springer websites as follows: ADB: https://www.adb.org/publications/powering-learning-society-during-age-disruption Springer: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-981-16-0983-1#toc Press release by ADB: https://www.adb.org/news/promoting-learning-society-key-equitable-education-amid-covid-19-adb-book It is an open access book and can thus be downloaded for free by anyone. Nobel Laureate Professor Joseph Stiglitz wrote a Foreword to the…

“Powering a Learning Society During an Age of Disruption”: the new book by Rupert Mc Lean , Shanti Jagannathan and Sungsup Ra that has a special mention for Skillman

Undoubtedly, this is an age of disruption. This newly edited volume by Sungsup Ra, Shanti Jagannathan, and Rupert Maclean titled “Powering a Learning Society During an Age of Disruption” critically discusses the roles and benefits of encouraging and actively promoting effective lifelong learning societies during a time of all-pervasive change. This change is occurring within…

Register for the Skillman training on “Unboxing the Multiannual Financial Framework – Cohesion & Rural Development Funds”

Dear members and colleagues,   We are pleased to announce that registrations are open for the upcoming training on “Unboxing the multiannual financial framework – cohesion & rural development funds”. Background and focus: On 17 December 2020, after months of painstaking inter-institutional negotiations against the backdrop of a global pandemic, the European Union adopted the Multiannual…