ANNOUNCING: Korčula School 2018

The seventh Korčula School – Transforming Politics through a Gender Lens - will take place in the town of Korčula, 25-26 August, 2018 under the title: "Conservative Counter-Revolution – Case in Point: Reproductive Rights and Demographics".

Key topics:

  • Conservative ideology, politics, and institutions on reproductive rights and demographic policy – regional challenges
  • Political implications for the center-left positioning and strategy
  •  Stocktaking on regional challenges for gender equality and joint regional strategy

Two special topics will also be discussed:

  • Implications and lessons learnt from the Istanbul Convention discussions in the region
  •  Preparations for the European Parliament 2019 elections

The 2018 Korčula School will be preceded by a joint discussion on 24 August 2018 organized by the Global Progressive Forum/S&D and the CEE Network for Gender Issues on “Making the EU enlargement process deliver for Western Balkan women

The main topics are:

  • EU Accession and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Western Balkans
  •  Gendering Employment and Social Policies: EU Accession and work/life balance