EU-India Gender Project: National Conference, New Delhi

EU-India Project: Building Paths to Equality in Journalism

National Conference

Date: February 13, 2006

Venue: Hotel Hans Plaza, 15, Barakhamba Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi.


Morning Session

9.00 – 9.30

Introductions

9.30 – 9.45

Welcome Address by MC Narasimhan, President, BNEU

9.45 – 10.00

Inaugural Address by Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister, Delhi (TBC)

10.00 – 10.15

EU and India – EC Representative


10.15 – 10.30   

TEA


10.30 – 10.45

EU-India Project Update by Pamela Moriniere, IFJ Gender Project Officer

10.45 – 12.00

Presentation of Survey Report by Parul Sharma, India Project Coordinator, followed by discussion

12.00 – 12.45

'Women in Indian Unions with Special Reference to Newspaper Unions’ – Speech by Madan Phadnis, President, All India Newspaper Employees Federation

12.45 – 01.00

Experience of Indian mission members returning from Europe


01.00 – 02.00   

LUNCH


Afternoon Session

2.00 – 2.15

Experience of Indian mission members returning from Europe (continued)

2.15 – 2.45

'Status of Women in European Society' – Presentation by Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ (UK)

2.45 – 3.15

'Women Journalists in European Unions' – Presentation by Annegret Witt-Barthel, DJV (Germany)

3.15 – 3.30

Intervention by Mr Shekhar Gupta, editor-in-chief, The Indian Express (TBC)

3.30 – 3.45   

TEA

3.45 – 4.10

Question and Answer session

4.10 – 4.55

Conclusions and recommendations

4.55 – 5.00

Vote of Thanks 

This project is funded by the European Union