Final Conference 9-10 December, New Delhi


<font size="4">EU-India: Building Path to Gender Equality in Journalism<o:p></o:p>
Final Conference, 9 - 10 December, 2006</font>

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Day 1: Project Results and Adoption of a Charter on Gender Equality

9.00 : Welcome Address: Madan Phadnis, President, AINEF<o:p></o:p>

9.10 : Gender equality in Indian Journalism: Project and Survey results: Parul Sharma<o:p></o:p>

<st1:time minute="30" hour="9">9:30</st1:time> : Kerstin Lindberg, European Commission<o:p></o:p>

9.40 : EU-India Project developments and follow up: Aidan White, IFJ<o:p></o:p>

10.00 : Gender Equality: how can journalist unions make a difference: Sabina Inderjit, IFJExecutive committee Member<o:p></o:p>

10.10 : Gender equality, ILO strategy in <st1:country-region><st1:place>India</st1:place></st1:country-region>, Reiko Tsushima  (ILO)<o:p></o:p>

10.20 : A media owner’s perspective, (nameTBC)<o:p></o:p>

10.30 : Discussion<o:p></o:p>

11.00 : Coffee break<o:p></o:p>

Project Developments in <st1:country-region><st1:place>India</st1:place></st1:country-region>: reports<o:p></o:p>

11.15 : Report on <st1:city><st1:place>Delhi</st1:place></st1:city> declaration: Madan Phadnis<o:p></o:p>

11.30 : Report on <st1:city><st1:place>New Delhi</st1:place></st1:city> action plan: Abha Sharma<o:p></o:p>

11.45 : Reports on <st1:city><st1:place>Bangalore</st1:place></st1:city> action plan: Mangala<o:p></o:p>

12.00 : Report on <st1:city><st1:place>Calcutta</st1:place></st1:city> strategy paper on contract work: Subodh Bose<o:p></o:p>

12.00 : Discussion<o:p></o:p>

<o:p></o:p><st1:time minute="0" hour="13">1 pm-2 pm</st1:time>: Lunch<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>Gender equality Charter- workshops<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>To be run by Michelle Stanistreet, Annegret Witt-Barthel<o:p></o:p>

2.00Equal opportunity for all (access to beats, promotion, leadership position, <o:p></o:p>

 Moderator Michael Klehm<o:p></o:p>

2.30 Bullying and sexual harrasment <o:p></o:p>

  Moderator, Michelle Stanistreet <o:p></o:p>

3.00 Equal rights as parents <o:p></o:p>

 Moderator Annegret Witt Bartel <o:p></o:p>

3.30  Gender Portrayal <o:p></o:p>

 Moderator Aidan White. <o:p></o:p>

       4.00Reports, discussions, Adoption of the charter<o:p></o:p>

Moderator: Aidan White<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>5.00Launch of Gender Handbook<o:p></o:p>



Day 2: Gender Council Launch<o:p></o:p>

9.30 Building up a gender council<o:p></o:p>

Moderator: Aidan white<o:p></o:p>

10.00 : Sharing experience with <st1:place>Europe</st1:place>: Annegret Witt Barthel and Michelle Stanistreet<o:p></o:p>

10.30 : General discussion on structure, objectives, composition, possible chairs and members<o:p></o:p>

11.00 coffee break<o:p></o:p>

Follow up on discussions and election of chair and members<o:p></o:p>

<st1:time minute="0" hour="13">1-2 pm</st1:time>: Lunch <o:p></o:p>

2 00 : Gender Council Meeting<o:p></o:p>

3.00 : Vote of Thanks.<o:p></o:p>