On 15th of July Kazimieras Simonavičius University organized international workshop “Bridging the Gender Gap: Gender Equality Index of Taiwan“ which took place in Vilnius. Scholars from Kazimieras Simonavičius University (Lithuania) and University of Latvia and representatives from Taiwan Government Department of Gender Equality, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Ministry of the Interior and Ministry of Labor participated in the event.
This was the second international workshop on gender equality theme which Kazimieras Simonavičius University organized this year. The first workshop “Sharing EU Expertise: Gender Equality Index of Taiwan“ took place in Vilnius on the 25th of February.
Participants of the international workshop were congratulated by Kazimieras Simonavičius University Vice-Rector Andrius Tekorius, Head of the Taipei Mission in the Republic of Latvia, Ambassador Gary Ko and the General Director of Taiwan Government Department of Gender Equality Pi-Shia Huang.
Coordinator of scientific research project assoc. prof. dr. Liutauras Labanauskas and Scholar from University of Latvia dr. Marita Zitmanė presented to participants the project of scientific research “Sharing EU Expertise: Gender Equality Index of Taiwan“ which was created by international scientific research team from Kazimieras Simonavičius University, University of Latvia and National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (Taiwan). Participants discussed the programme of this project, the opportunities of creating and setting the gender equality index of Taiwan.
Delegation of Taiwan also visited the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) situated in Vilnius. They were introduced with the structure of EIGE, ongoing projects, gender equality index which was set and created by EIGE, its creation history, methodology and opportunities of application.
Collaboration between Kazimieras Simonavičius University, National Kaohsiung University and National Pingtung University of Science and Technology started in 2012 when the collaboration agreement was assigned.