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The Women in Law Conference | online | September 9 – 11, 2021

Helena Dalli

European Commissioner for Equality

Helena Dalli

European Commissioner for Equality

Biography

  • Strengthening Europe’s commitment to inclusion and equality in all of its senses, irrespective of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.
  • Leading the fight against discrimination and developing EU anti-discrimination legislation.
  • Leading on EU implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
  • Developing a European Gender Strategy to address barriers for women, including gender mainstreaming and equality at work with binding pay transparency.
  • Ensuring the full implementation of the Work-Life Balance Directive.
  • Progressing on the Women on Boards Directive with Member States and advancing the empowerment of women and girls.
  • Stepping up the EU’s response to gender-based violence and strengthening the Victims Directive.
  • Exploring the addition of ‘violence against women’ to the list of EU crimes and supporting EU accession to the Istanbul Convention.

All sessions by Helena Dalli

Welcome

Sep 10, 2021
8:30 am-9:30 am
Stage