European Institute for Gender Equality, EIGE

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is an independent agency of the European Union that was established to contribute to and strengthen gender equality. This includes gender mainstreaming of all EU policies and national policies, contributing to the fight against discrimination on the grounds of sex, and increasing EU citizens’ awareness of gender equality.

Kerstin Alnebratt, manager at the Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research, represents Sweden in EIGE’s Experts’ Forum with Mikael Almén as her replacement.