Roundtable “Improvement of policies for gender equality in the sphere of employment”
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On March 28, 2017, the National Institute of Economic Research organized a round table on “Improvement of policies for gender equality in the sphere of employment”

The event was opened by Mr. Alexandru Stratan, dr. hab., prof., director of the NIER, and was moderated by Ms. Olga Gagauz, dr. hab., assoc. prof., vice director of the NIER, who has mentioned that gender equality is an issue of major importance, closely interwoven with socio-demographic situation. Within the round table it was presented the Analysis on ensuring gender equality in the employment sphere in Moldova, focusing on the importance and necessary measures to improve this area in our country.

In her presentation, Ms. Tatiana Colesnicova, PhD., assoc. prof. of the NIER, has mentioned that the problem of gender equality is significant at the international level, which is reflected in a lot of international acts. At national level they are also involved in various legal documents and programs on this subject. At the same time, to improve policies for the ensuring of gender equality, especially in the field of employment is especially important because: these influence economic growth of the country and many problems regarding gender labor market are difficult to identify.

The roundtable was followed by a fruitful discussion on policies that would help to improve the situation of gender equality in the sphere of employment in our country.

The event was attended by over 30 persons (representatives of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Ministry of Education of Moldova, National Agency for Employment of Moldova, NGOs, universities, etc.) and representatives of media.