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Women of Europe Awards 2017

The Women of Europe Awards are organised by the European Movement International and the European Women’s Lobby, building upon the national awards of several National Councils of the European Movement. The awards are handed out annually to honour women striving to advance the European project in their professional or private capacity. The role of women in the European project remains largely unrecognised. The awards highlight the contribution of women in promoting and advancing European issues, and to increase their presence and involvement in debates about Europe and its future. This year, the Woman in Youth Activism category is organised in cooperation with the European Youth Forum.

2017 Women of Europe Awards

The Women of Europe Awards 2017 will be handed out on 29 November 2017 at the BELvue Musuem in Brussels. Take a look at the shortlists here.

Event Agenda

18.45 – 19.15: Arrival

19.15 – 19.30: Welcoming words by Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition and Chair of the Jury of the Women of Europe Awards 2017

19.30 – 20.30: Presentation of the Jury and handing over of the awards to the winners

20.30-21.30: Dinner reception

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Margrethe Vestager - Chair of the Jury
European Commissioner for Competition
Carina Autengruber
Vice-President of European Youth Forum (YFJ)
Sihame El Kaouakibi
Social Entrepreneur and founder of A Woman's View
Ulrike Guérot
Founder and Director of European Democracy Lab (EDL)
Eva Maydell MEP
Vice-President of European Movement International (EMI)
Veronika Pountcheva
Vice President of METRO AG
Maria Eugenia Rufino Morales
Mayor of Salobreña, Spain
Edith Schratzberger-Vecsei
President of European Women’s Lobby (EWL)
Véronique Willems
Secretary General of European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME)

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