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Young Women and Cross-Border Cooperation


On occasion of International Women’s Day, AEBR invites partners and colleagues to reflect about how current cross-border cooperation programmes and projects address the needs and expectations of young women.


The event will take place online, from 10:00 to approximately 11:15 CET. Registration is required to receive the link to Zoom (click here to register).



Opening speeches:

Ann-Sofi Backgren, AEBR First Vice-President

Nathalie Verschelde, European Commission’s DG for Regional and Urban Policy


The role of Ukrainian women in cross-border cooperation and their role in the war

Natalie Nosa-Pylypenko, European Initiatives Center

Kateryna Stankevych-Koval, NGO “Ecosphere”


Challenges of young women in the Grand Est region

Sarah Bentz, Grand Est Region


Experiences and examples from the Eurodistrict PAMINA

Annabell Schloesser, Eurodistrict PAMINA


Engaging young women in the cross-border project Intrepida Plus between Spain and Portugal

Catalina Bejarano, IVY mentor, Chiara Scacchetti, IVY volunteer


IVY as an opportunity for engaging young women in cross border cooperation

Cinzia Dellagiacoma, AEBR



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