On 6-7 September Equinet Chair Evelyn Collins visited Brussels for a range of meetings with Equinet’s European stakeholders.
Together with Equinet Executive Director Anne Gaspard and Head of the Policy and Legal team Tamás Kádár, they met the cabinets of European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans and of Commissioner Vera Jourová (Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality), as well as the services of DG Justice in the European Commission.
Equinet also welcomed a very fruitful introduction and meeting with the head of cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen (Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility).
Consultation meetings initiated by Equinet also took place with representatives of European civil society and social partners working on equality issues.
The meetings aimed at discussing plans and work priorities for the coming year and identifying possible fields of cooperation.