11.00 Welcome and introduction

  • Stefano Palmieri, president of the Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO), European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

11.10 Gender equality for economic prosperity – the progress made and the way forward

  • Virginija Langbakk, Director, European Institute for Gender Equality
  • Marion Hannerup, Deputy Director General, Dansk Industri
  • Zoe Lanara-Tzotze, Head of the International Relations Department of the Greek General Confederation of Labour (G.S.E.E)
  • Elizabeth Gosme, Director, Coface Families Europe

Q & A and debate with EESC members

12.45 Summary and conclusions

  • Anne Demelenne, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

13.00 End of thematic debate