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Meeting of the UBC Commission on Gender Equality

Dear all! 

Welcome to our annual meeting of the Commission on gender equality. We are glad to welocome you to our annual meeting in the beautiful city of Panevėžys. We will be taking part of interesting work, study visits, Gender Institute, exchanging good ideas between cities and more.  

Gender equality issues are becoming more and more important within the European union, and we see many positive outcomes from our cities after working with these important questions. Working towards a gender equal city is a major part of possibility for cities and their future prosperity and social sustainability around the Baltic Sea Region.  

The date for the meeting of the Commission on gender equality is 7-8/10, arriving in Panevėžys on Wednesday afternoon/evening of the 6/10.
We hope many representatives will be able to join us for this meeting. Amongst others, we will combine meeting in Panevėžys with study visit to EU Commission´s newly opened Gender Institute in Vilnius (8/10).  

Preliminary program

6/10 Arrival in Panevėžys , get-together dinner

7-8/10 Commission meeting and study visit Panevėžys

8/10 Transport to Vilnius at lunch-time, study visit at Gender Institute afternoon.

(Possible to travel home on Friday evening from Vilnius if this is more suitable.)

9/10 Optional tour of city of Vilnius before departure 

So book the meeting dates already now, ensuring the opportunity for you to participate.

Please let us know as soon as possible your confirmation for this meeting.

All details with program and practical arrangements will be sent out after summer holidays.

Please forward this e-mail to the staff at your municipality who is working with these issues and would be interested to take part in this Commission meeting.

Best regards,

 Helene Brewer


Helene Brewer
Jämställdhetsstrateg/Senior officer gender equality
Secretariat of Commission on gender equality, Union of Baltic Cities
Stadsledningskontoret/City Manager´s office
S-901 84 UMEÅ, Sweden
Tel +46 90 16 19 15
Mobil +46 70 611 4707
Fax +46 90 16 23 60

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