FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH, 2021

DIPLOMATISCHE AKADEMIE WIEN

#DASICON2021

When: Friday, February 26th, 2021

Where: Diplomatische Akademie Wien / Online Conference

The Diplomatic Academy Students’ Initiative Conference (DASICON) is an annual international conference fully organised by current students of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. Addressed to the general public, it provides a space for international experts, interested students, and relevant stakeholders to explore, analyse, and interact.

The 2021 edition on Friday, February 26th will focus on the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals 5: Gender Equality, with panels focusing on the development and implementation of gender equality throughout different sectors: technology, medicine, business, economy, society, and politics. The aim of the conference is to invite speakers from diverse backgrounds, engage in critical discussions, and urge participants to consider genderequality in their daily lives by implementing set strategies to achieve SDG 5 by 2030.

Our Message

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfulcommitted individuals can change the world. Infact, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead

Watch our Facebook live stream here:

Opening Session, Panel I + II, Breakout Sessions Option A: 

https://fb.watch/3UtAEKoVTd/

Breakout Sessions Option B:

https://fb.watch/3UASjWkOs8/

Schedule

09:00

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09:45

Opening Remarks and Opening Session

Antonella MEI-POCHTLER, Susanne RAAB, Emil BRIX

10:00

10:45

Panel I: Women in Modern Politics

Melanie SULLY, Birgit SAUER, Irene GINER-REICHL

11:00

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11:45

Panel II: Equality Around the World

Heinz FISCHER, Désirée SCHWEITZER, Brigitta BLAHA

12:00

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12:45

Breakout Session I

Option A: Path to Economic Independence

Margit SCHRATZENSTALLER-ALTZINGER, Laura WIMMER, Wies BRATBY,  Andrea LEITNER, Julia GÜNTHER

Option B: Cultural Perspective on Feminism

Sophia VONIER, Jennifer TUCKETT, Christina DALETSKA

13:45

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14:30

Breakout Session II

Option A: Why Feminism Needs Men

Edeltraud HANAPPI-EGGER, Gerhard WAGNER, Herbert CORDT

Option B: Gender Roles in Religions

Dana WINTER, Irmtraud FISCHER, Lieselotte ABID

14:45

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15:30

Breakout Session III

Option A: Gender Inequality during COVID-19

Maria RÖSSLHUMER, Katharina MADER, Ursula BAUER

Option B: Gender Diversity and Inclusion

Helen TODD, Christian BERGER, Marita HAAS, Stefanie MAYER

15:45

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16:30

Breakout Session IV

Option A: Women in Peace Operations

Sylvia SPERANDIO, Vera BUDWAY

Option B: Women in Tech

Neha MEHTA, Ana Karen RAMIREZ, Franziska RYSER

16:30

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17:00

Open Session with exchange of views and Closing Remarks by DASICON Committee

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