Reviving Parental Leave Rights in EU



9.00-9.10am: General introduction by Gabi Zimmer

9.10-9.35am: Introduction of the first panel on:
European legislation on parental leave rights

– Introduction to the panel by  Kostadinka Kuneva: 5 min

– 1st speaker: MIR ROCA, Montserrat Confederal Secretary of ETUC on men/women equality 10min
– 2nd speaker: Maria Pazos, representative PLENT (International Platform for Equal, Non-Transferable and 100% Paid Parental Leave) 10 min

9.40-10.20: debate

10.20-10.25: Conclusion of the panel by Tania Gonzalez:  5 min

10.30-11.00: Coffee break

11.00-11.25: Introduction to the second panel on:
Concrete cases of good and bad practices regarding parental leave

– Introduction to the panel by Malin Bjork 5 min

– 1st speaker: Joa Bergold, Research Officer on parental leave, welfare politics, equality politicies, class and gender, at the Swedish Trade Union Confederation 10min

– 2nd speaker: Louise O'Reilly, Sinn Féin TD (MP) for Dublin Fingal, previously National Nursing Officer and National Education Secretary for SIPTU (Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical union) 10min

11.25-12.10: Debate

12.15-12.30: General conclusion by Joao Pimenta


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