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Project ID: 1104842084
Entity: Council of Europe
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Activity: Balanced participation of women and men in political and public decision-making
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Activity description: Recommendation (2003)3 on balanced participation of women and men in political and public decision making recommends that member states of the Council of Europe: - promote balanced participation in decision-making positions in the media, including management, programming, education, training, research and regulatory bodies; - support training and awareness-raising for students of journalism and media professionals on questions linked to gender equality and how to avoid sexist stereotypes and sexism; -encourage media professionals to ensure that women and men candidates and elected representatives receive equal visibility in the media, especially during election periods.
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Entity from: International
Geographical coverage of the activity: International
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 2. Information and communication infrastructure
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
Theme 8. Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
Theme 9. Media
Theme 11. International and regional cooperation
Theme 12. Achieving WSIS targets (PoA, Section B)
Theme 13. Digital Solidarity Agenda (PoA, Section D)
Theme 14. Follow-up and evaluation (PoA, Section E)
Theme 15. Towards WSIS Phase 2 (Tunis) (PoA, Section F)
Related MDGs:
MDG 2. Achieve Universal Primary Education
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
Activity type: Project, Programme, Guidelines
Time scale: Ongoing
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