We should never take fundamental freedoms and civil rights for granted; rather, wide awareness and active participation to public life are necessary to preserve them and give a boost to women empowerment.
There is neither progress nor innovation in society without women. With this belief, EWA was founded in order to promote women empowerment, a necessary step to rethink our current economic model and to develop a different understanding of growth by reinventing the structure of our society.
EWA was founded by a group of women working in the EU institutions and environment in order to bridge the gap between male and female participation in the overall decision-making process and to promote a different understanding of societal cleavages.
#WEUCO is an informal European Summit, taking place before European Council’s meetings. It discusses its agenda to pursue gender policy objectives and to commit women leaders and civil society towards a renewed vision of European Union.