Statements

Statements podium These Statements lay out the EWL position on topical matters.

  • A Manifesto for Media and Democracy in Europe (2007)

    We, the undersigned, a coalition of concerned European media NGOs, professional organisations and civil society groups, declare that at a time of increasing uncertainty among Europeans about the future, there has never been a more important time for the promotion of informed, professional and pluralist media.
    We strongly believe that in order to reinforce the values of European democracy, to meet the aspirations of the public and to confront a widespread crisis of confidence, which has led (...) Read more

  • Statement of European Alliance for Media Integrity (2006)

    At a time of increasing uncertainty, fearfulness and public anxiety among Europeans about the future there has never been a more important time for the promotion of informed, professional and pluralist media.
    We, the undersigned, a coalition of concerned European media NGOs, professional organisations and other civil society groups believe strongly that to reinforce the values of European democracy, to meet the aspirations of the diverse communities within European borders and to confront (...) Read more

  • EWL Contribution to EC Green Paper on economic migration (April 2005)

    The EWL contributed in 2005 to the European Commission Green paper on an EU approach to managing economic migration Com(2005)811 final. The Commission ‘Green Paper on an EU approach to managing economic migration’ aimed at stimulating a debate on how best to regulate the entry and residence of third-country nationals who are seeking employment in the EU. While it welcomed the initiative of the European Commission to launch a consultation on this issue, EWL was very concerned that the overall (...) Read more

  • Young Women’s Conference report (June 2005)

    The report from the European Youth Forum/EWL/WAGGS conference ’Power and participation - how can Young Women in Europe create the Missing Links in Europe?’ is available. The conference, taking place in Brussels, in September 2004, gathered 40 young women from all over Europe to discuss ways to integrate the perspectives of young women into European politics. The report presents the main outcomes of the conference as well as all keynote speeches and a report from the final presentation and (...) Read more

  • Statement for the 47th session of the Commission on the Status of from the European Women’s Lobby on the theme of Violence Against Women

    The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) welcomes the fact that the CSW will review the implementation of policies and actions taken to address violence against women over the past decade and states the following:
    The European Women’s Lobby recalls that the Beijing Platform for Action clearly states that violence against women is the result of the historically unequal power relations between women and men, and notes that over the past decade the gender dimension of violence against women is being (...) Read more

  • Shadow Directive on achieving equality of women and men outside the field of occupation and employment (2002)

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE SHADOW DIRECTIVE ON ACHIEVING EQUALITY OF WOMEN AND MEN OUTSIDE THE FIELD OF OCCUPATION AND EMPLOYMENT
    PROPOSED BY THE EUROPEAN WOMEN’S LOBBY
    The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) welcomes the intention of the European Commission to bring forward a new directive on equality of women and men as a very positive step towards the achievement of full equality of women and men in Europe and the realisation of women’s human rights. In this context, this “Shadow directive” (...) Read more

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