MINISTRY OF INTERIOR
DIRECTORATE FOR PLANNING, STANDARDIZATION & POLICY MONITORING ON GENDER EQUALITY
Athens, 26-4-2018 To
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I would like to inform you that the General Secretariat for Gender Equality (GSGE), i.e. the governmental organization in charge of equality between women and men in Greece, has widely promoted the gender aspect of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué “Towards a Common Future” (London, 20-4-2018): http://thecommonwealth.org/sites/default/files/inline/CHOGM_2018_Communique.pdf
First of all, a very comprehensive article in Greek has already been uploaded on our website and our page in the social media (you will easily recognize the links to the website of the Commonwealth):
b) our page on the facebook:
In addition, on 23-4-2018 the GSGE comprehensive article on the gender points of the Commonwealth communiqué was communicated by us to a number of public organizations and independent bodies in Greece and on abroad. The recipients of our document have been, among others, the Hellenic Parliament, the Greek Ombudsman, the National Commission for Human Rights, all Ministries, the Permanent Representations of Greece to the International Organizations, as well as all the key social partners.
Furthermore, the General Secretariat for Gender Equality issued a press release in Greek on 24-4-2018 after a generous proposal by the competent GSGE Director for Planning, Standardization and Policy Monitoring on Gender Equality, which gained great publicity among the Mass Media and social media in Greece:
Here are some indicative links:
In that way, further promotion and greater visibility of our joint pivotal role on women's empowerment and gender equality in practice have been achieved by our initiative among competent Greek stakeholders.
The Greek side would be grateful to you if you informed your political and administrative leadership, as well as the officials of the competent administrative units accordingly.
Wishing you and all the members of your team the very best,