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Balanced participation of women and men in decision-making - Analytical report - 2016 data

Balanced participation of women and men in decision-making - Analytical report - 2016 data (2018)

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Balanced participation of women and men in decision-making - Analytical report - 2016 data

Balanced participation of women and men in decision-making - Analytical report - 2016 data

In 2003, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted Recommendation Rec(2003)3 on balanced participation of women and men in political and public decision-making (hereafter referred to as the Recommendation). The governments of the member states committed themselves to report regularly to the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers on the measures taken and the progress made in achieving a balanced participation of women and men in political and public life, defined as a minimum representation of 40% of each sex.

The target and how to get there: Council of Europe Recommendation Rec(2003)3 on balanced participation of women and men in political and public decision-making.

 

“Democracy can no longer afford to ignore the competence, skills and creativity of women but must become gender sensitive and include women with different backgrounds and of different age groups in political and public decision-making at all levels.”

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In 2003, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted Recommendation Rec(2003)3 on balanced participation of women and men in political and public decision-making (hereafter referred to as the Recommendation). The governments of the member states committed themselves to report regularly to the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers on the measures taken and the progress made in achieving a balanced participation of women and men in political and public life, defined as a minimum representation of 40% of each sex.

The target and how to get there: Council of Europe Recommendation Rec(2003)3 on balanced participation of women and men in political and public decision-making.

 

“Democracy can no longer afford to ignore the competence, skills and creativity of women but must become gender sensitive and include women with different backgrounds and of different age groups in political and public decision-making at all levels.”

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
METHODOLOGY
I. LEGISLATIVE POWER
1. Lower/single houses
2. Upper houses
3. Regional Parliaments
II. EXECUTIVE POWER
1. National executives
2. Regional executives
3. Local executives
III. POLITICAL PARTIES
1. Representation of women in political parties
2. Measures related to gender equality taken by political parties
IV. JUDICIAL POWER
1. Gender balance in High/Supreme Courts
2. Gender balance in Constitutional Courts
3. Gender balance in High Councils of the Judiciary
V. DIPLOMATIC SERVICE
1. Gender balance among ambassadors extraordinary and plenipotentiary
2. Gender balance among envoys and ministers plenipotentiary
3. Gender balance among minister counsellors
4. Gender balance among general consuls
VI. COUNCIL OF EUROPE
1. Gender balance among delegations to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
2. Gender balance among delegations to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
3. Gender balance in the European Court of Human Rights
CONCLUSIONS
RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE THIRD ROUND OF MONITORING
APPENDIX
Recommendation Rec(2003)3 of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe to member states on balanced participation of women and men in political and public decision-making
Appendix to Recommendation Rec(2003)3
BIBLIOGRAPHY

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