Events

Ring the Bell for Gender Equality 2024

04 Mar 2024

For the 10th consecutive year, stock exchanges around the world are hosting bell ringing ceremonies on or around the International Women’s Day (8 March), to raise awareness of the pivotal role the private sector can play in advancing gender equality. The theme of this year is "Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress". 

2024 WEPs Deep-dives Series #1: Gender Equality & ESG

17 Jan 2024

In 2024, UN Women will launch a new series of WEPs deep-dives thematic webinars, covering many different topics related to gender equality and women’s empowerment.

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2024 WEPs Deep-dives Series

01 Jan 2024

In 2024, WEPs Global Secretariat at UN Women is continuing the WEPs deep-dives thematic webinars, covering many different topics related to gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Register now!

WEPs deep-dives series 3: Understanding Unconscious Bias

05 Dec 2023

Think Twice: Understanding Unconscious Bias

Even the most open-minded person has unconscious biases. Biases may be held by an individual or a group and can have negative or positive consequences. Unconscious biases are created and reinforced by our environments and experiences. Our mind is constantly processing information, oftentimes, without our conscious awareness. When we are moving fast or lack all the data, our unconscious biases fill in the gaps, influencing everything from product decisions to our interactions with coworkers.

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WEPs Induction in Spanish - November 2023

29 Nov 2023

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The WEPs Secretariat is hosting a WEPs Induction session in Spanish again- together with UN Women Latin America Regional team . The session will cover the 7 principles of the WEPs, business case and WEPs how to- how to create log in account for weps.org and how to report on your company's progress.

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WEPs 101 - October 2023

19 Oct 2023

Co-hosted by UN Women and the UN Global Compact, this virtual session will provide an overview of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) and how the WEPs provide a strong framework for companies to advance gender equality in the workplace, marketplace, and community. Join us to learn more about the WEPs, reasons to join, available tools and to get guidance on the signing process.

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WEPs Induction - Fall 2023 Session

12 Oct 2023

 

The WEPs Secretariat is hosting a WEPs Induction- Fall 2023 session. The session will cover the 7 principles of the WEPs, business case and WEPs how to- how to create log in account for weps.org and how to report on your company's progress.

WEPs 101 - July 2023 Edition

11 Jul 2023

Co-hosted by UN Women and the UN Global Compact, this virtual session will provide an overview of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) and how the WEPs provide a strong framework for companies to advance gender equality in the workplace, marketplace, and community.

Join us to learn more about the WEPs, reasons to join, available tools and to get guidance on the signing process.

Interested? Please register here. 

WEPs Induction in Spanish

01 Jun 2023

The WEPs Secretariat is hosting a WEPs Induction session in Spanish, together with UN Women Latin America Regional team . The session will cover the 7 principles of the WEPs, business case and WEPs how to- how to create log in account for weps.org and how to report on your company's progress.

Les invitamos para una hora de conversación, para introducirse en los Principios para el Empoderamiento de las Mujeres y tomar las primeras acciones hacia la igualdad en el ambiente laboral, el mercado y la comunidad!

WEPs deep-dives series 2: Engagement towards gender parity – Net of Power

16 May 2023

The Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) team has invited ExecuShe for the second time to share their most recent gender parity data and insights on corporate executives by headcount and share by ownership, covering more than 50+ countries around the world. We have also invited investors and WEPs signatories to talk about how they are advancing progress towards gender equality. 

Our speakers for this event are: