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Gender Equality Promotion: Slovak and Norwegian experience

J.E. Terje Theodor Nervik, veľvyslanec Nórskeho kráľovstva v SR otvára konferenciu.
H.E. J.E. Terje Theodor Nervik, ambasador of Norway in Slovakia opening the confenrence.

The conference focuses on the successes and failures of the implementation of gender equality legislation in Slovakia and the experiences and current challenges in this area in Norway. The conference will be held in English, in a hybrid format – with in-person or online participation.

The event will take place on 28th September 2021 from 10:00 to 15:00 at the Falkensteiner Hotel in Bratislava. The programme can be found HERE. Participation is free of charge, but advance registration is required in writing to The event will be entirely in English without translation and is intended for the professional public. The general public is welcome to attend the discussion a day later, more info HERE.

The outputs of the project Promoting Gender Equality present the views of its authors and/or Human Rights Institute and the Program Administrator is not responsible for their content.


The project Promoting Gender Equality benefits from a EUR 282 517 a grant from Norway through the Norway Grants. The project has been co-financed from the State Budget of the Slovak Republic in the amount of EUR 42 378. The aim of the project is to raise awareness on gender equality. The aim of the project is to raise awareness on gender equality.

If you want to know more about programmes and projects financed by the Norway Grants in Slovakia, visit
The Norway Grants represent Norway’s contribution towards a green, competitive and inclusive Europe.
Through the Norway Grants, Norway contributes to reducing social and economic disparities and to strengthening bilateral relations with beneficiary countries in Central and Southern Europe and the Baltics.
Norway cooperates closely with the EU through the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). Together with the other donors, Norway has provided €3.3 billion through consecutive grant schemes between 1994 and 2014.
Norway Grants are financed solely by Norway and are available in the countries that joined the EU after 2003. For the period 2014-2021, the Norway Grants amount to €1.25 billion. The priorities for this period are:

  1. Innovation, Research, Education, Competitiveness and Decent Work
  2. Social Inclusion, Youth Employment and Poverty Reduction
  3. Environment, Energy,  Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy
  4. Culture, Civil Society, Good Governance and Fundamental Rights
  5. Justice and Home Affairs

All projects are co-financed by the State Budget of the Slovak Republic in the amount of 15%.

Working together for a green, competitive and inclusive Europe