The Launch of the GEEIS-SDG Trophy: the first international award positioning gender equality as the driving force behind the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The GEEIS is not only a tool that guides companies in their equal opportunities policy, but it conveys a positive, forward-looking message, to build together, a better world, respectful of women and men as well as planet, to prepare a world of peace for future generations. and the empowerment of women is necessary to achieve sustainable and inclusive developmentThis standard carries the image and the fundamental values from which they come, and also the SDGs, which are an integral part of today's business thinking. So GEEIS, which is therefore in line with Goal 5 of the SDGs, will integrate some of the SDGs: objective 1, 8 and 10 in particular.This action, is very important because, it goes beyond the Human Resources and Business Management processes.
At the Headquarter of the United Nations in New York, on 16 September 2019, a group of global companies gathered to receive a new award which, GEEIS SDG Trophy for the first time, positions gender equality as the driving force behind the accomplishment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Vice - president UN CEDAW Committee and Chair of the working group on SDGs and on the partnership CEDAW / UN Women.
Mara Marinaki is the EEAS Principal Adviser on Gender and on the
Implementation of UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.
Senior Advisor Gobal Compact
Special assistant of Dr Boutros Boutros-Ghali at UNESCO International Panel of UNESCO Peace and development
Represents the United Nations Development Program which is the largest UN development agency, operating in about 170 countries.