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Young Women and Cross-Border Cooperation

In the framework of International Women’s Day AEBR invited partners and colleagues on 15 March to reflect on how current cross-border cooperation programmes and projects address the needs and expectations of young women.

The event took place online via Zoom.

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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