Human Rights

  • Finland is leading an action coalition to promote gender equality in tech and innovation

    Finland has agreedto take on a leadership role in theGeneration Equality Forum, currently being held in Paris from 30 June to 2 July, to promote women’s rights and equality. The event, which has been organised with the official support of UN Women, is being co-chaired by France and Mexico.

    The Generation Equality Forum is especially significant because it is the first global conference on women’s rights since 1995. It comprises actioncoalitions—international multi-stakeholder partnerships that include representatives from governments, organisations and the private sector—that will focus on improving women’s status and rights in six key areas.