ASEM Conference on Women's Economic Empowerment

(c) Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • (c) Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The ASEM Conference on Women's Economic Empowerment: Creating Equal Opportunities in the World of Work will be held on 25-26 May 2017 in Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius, Lithuania.

The conference will focus on: successful policies and legal provisions that ASEM member countries may wish to share with others; institutional mechanisms, including national, regional and local level that ensure equality and reduce gender gaps in political, economic, corporate and public life; women leaders and achievers who empower other women work/life reconciliation policies and initiatives; new technologies enabling gender equality; sharing of unpaid work at home; ways to address occupational segregation, advance education for women, including financial literacy and incentives to choose “non-traditional” spheres such as IT for women and  nursing, care and teaching for men.

It is co-organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, and the Mykolas Romeris University.