by Betsy West (runtime: 96')

To mark International Women’s Day the United Nations and the European Commission screened: ‘RBG’

RBG film posterBy the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior’s rise to the nation’s highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now.

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The event was co-hosted by EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová, and followed by a panel discussion with:

Françoise Tulkens, former Judge and Vice-President of the European Court of Human Rights, Associate Member of the Royal Academy of Letters, Sciences and Fine Arts of Belgium

  • Shéhérazade Semsar-de Boisséson, CEO POLITICO Europe
  • Dagmar Schumacher, Director, UN Women Brussels Office
  • Panel moderated by Sietske Steneker, Director, UNFPA Brussels Office
  • With an introduction by Deborah Seward, Director, UNRIC

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Ciné-ONU screening of “Raise the Bar” to mark the International Day of the Girl Child

9 October - To mark the International Day of the Girl Child, the United Nations, the European Week of Action for Girls' Coalition, the Embassy of Iceland and the European Commission present "Raise the Bar", by Gudjon Ragnarsson.

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