This exhibition consists of 25 posters that celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most visionary agenda for women's rights and empowerment across the world. It highlights struggles for gender equality and women's rights in Europe, the United States of America, Canada, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
The Portuguese artist Ana Carvalho presents the Africa in Lisbon exhibition, depicting the presence and impact of African culture in Lisbon, while the African artist José Pereira, based in Cape Verde, presents the Ubuntu photo exhibition, promoting a way of peaceful co-existence, acceptance of differences and solidarity.
The EESC is hosting the exhibition Hand in Hand by the Portuguese artist, Maria Reis Rocha.
The exhibition features a series of illustrations and short videos promoting mental health, social participation and transformation, quality education, universal access to healthcare, the fight against poverty and racism, and children's rights.
This series looks at the social dimension of life, which is closely connected to the Portuguese Presidency's priorities of a resilient, green, social, digital and global Europe.
The online exhibition will run from 15 January to 15 February 2021, in connection with the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU.
The EESC is hosting an exhibition by the French photographer Bruno Fert entitled "Refuge: Private worlds in exile".
It comprises a series of panels with portraits and testimonies, together with images of interiors in refugee camps and makeshift shelters in Greece and France, including the "jungle" in Calais.
More information on the “Refuge” project: http://www.brunofert.com/index.php/travaux-personnels/refuges/
To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December), the EESC presented the short film To Be and Not to Be (in times of Corona).
The short film was produced by Theatre Stap in November 2020 in Turnhout (Belgium) during the strict measures imposed due to the pandemic.
The EESC will host a photography exhibition entitled Habitat, featuring the work of Tom Hegen, an award-winning German photographer and designer from Munich. Tom Hegen's work focuses on aerial photography projects, showcasing the impact of human presence on earth and frequently highlighting the relationship between man and nature.
The exhibition will be displayed at the EESC from 20 October to 30 November 2020, in connection with the German Presidency of the Council of the EU.
To commemorate this year's International Women's Day (8 March), the EESC is staging an exhibition entitled "Female Notes".
The EESC will host the ILO's centenary anniversary exhibition, "100 years of Social Protection with the International Labour Organization (ILO)", featuring 24 roll-up banners in both English and French.
The exhibition presents the establishment and evolution of social protection systems around the world since 1919, and thus commemorates 100 years since the foundation of the ILO.
The EESC will host an art exhibition featuring works by the Lithuanian artist, Stasys Eidrigevičius. The exhibition is being organised in cooperation with the Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU and with the support of the Lithuanian Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum and the Lithuanian Culture Institute.
The EESC will host a photographic exhibition entitled "Industrial heritage of the town of Sisak – Past & Present", featuring a series of photos from the city of Sisak, in Croatia. A launch event is planned for Wednesday 27 November, in conjunction with the NAT Section meeting.