Cyprus

Activities related to the 50/50 Campaign

20 February 2009: The Cyprus Women’s Lobby, in cooperation with the European Parliament in Cyprus and the EC Representation in Cyprus, is hosting an open seminar entitled “Women in Decision Making: Overcoming Obstacles, Creating Change” on the 20th February 2009. The event will take place at the premises of the EC Representation in Cyprus. Speakers will include European Commissioner for Health Androulla Vassiliou and the European Women’s Lobby Secretary General Myria Vassiliadou.

To read the invitation in English please click here and for the program please click here. For an invitation in Greek  please click here and program click here

Here you will find the final report on the event held on February 20 and here you will find the speech (in Greek) held by the Commissioner for Health, Androulla Vassiliou.

Statistics on women in political decision-making in Cyprus

Institution

Seats

Women

Women %

National Parliament

56

8

14,3%

National Government

12

1

8%

European Parliament

6

0

0%

Learn about quotas in Cyprus from Quota Database

Campaign material in Greek

Call for Action EL

Gender Audit Report Press Release

Contact the national EWL coordination for more information

Mediterranean Institue of Gender Studies
46 Makedonitissas Avenue
P.O.B 24005
CY – 1703 Nicosia
Tel: 357 22 3512
Fax: 357 22 353682
Emai: susana@medinstgenderstudies.org

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