References

2018

03/2018 Workshop "100% Human Dignity" at 17.03.2018 in DMZ Berlin, part of the Interntional Weeks Against Racism

03/2018 Presentation "CEDAW Magna Charta of Women's Rights - Bringing a human rights treaty to life", Campaign for Action in occasion of the Internationalen Women's Day, University Freiburg, 16.03.2018

02/2018 Presentation and Consultancy "Gender Mainstreaming into state policies of the Federal Republic of Germany" at the Internationalen Round Table Gender Mainstreaming into state policies!, Minsk/ Belarus, President Hotel, 26.02.2018; on invitation of the NGO Gender Perspectives who organised the Conference

01/2018 Consultation of the civil society alliance for UN-Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in Saxony-Anhalt for an localised  alternativ report on the implementation of the CRPD concluding observations para 36 Art 6 and 16 on Girls and women of the Convention in Saxony-Anhalt/ Germany; Co-author and co-editor;

01-12/2018 Consultancy of the implementation process of Gender und Diversity Budgeting in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

1-12/ 2018 Consultancy for the Association of Women divorced in the former GDR who after a communication under the CEDAW Optional Protocol (Art 8), which was stoped without s result in Dec. 2015 are continuing to fight for their rights. boeker-consult had submitted the requets for an Inquriy for the Association of the former GDR divorcees on behalf of the victims and the Association which is an self help Association of thousands of targeted women to the UN CEDAW committee on 01.08.2011; boeker-consult arranges the media campaigns and the management of the exhibition of photo portraits of the activists & their case; (more information see under Calendar)

01-12/ 2018 Consultancy of various indivual cases of discrimination and/or human rights violations on optional steps for legal procedures under Optional Protocols of the UN; supervision and intervention on non legal level for solutions and ending the discrimination or/and violation of human rights of this persons or the conflict behind it;

 

2017

12/10/2017 Speech on "The Human Right on Housing in international law today - Human Right on Housing to be enshrined in the constitution to secure it as an element of the services for the public", Hannover, Federal Seminar of the Deutsche Frauenring e.V.

10/2017 Facilitator/ expert of the Regionale Network Conference South-Caucaus for female politicians on Gender Focal Points, tasks, job descriptions and implementation - for GIZ Georgia

16/09/2017 Speech "Human Rights and Arts: An innovative Cooperation" for the Network on international Tasks, Foundation college,

and Mercator College (Alumni e.V. ,Mercator Alumni) as Co-Presentation of NEW PATRONS 

05/ 2017 Consultancy and expertise on the further consolidation in the process of implementation of Gender Budgeting in the Land of Berlin for the Minstry of Finances, Land of Berlin

25/04/2017 Speech & presentation on the Concluding Observations of CEDAW 3.3.17 for Germany, City of Magdeburg

25/03/2017 Speech on the origin and development of the term 'Human Dignity' in occasion of the International Week Against Racism at the DMK- German Speaking Muslim Association e.V., Berlin

01/03/2017 Speech and group consultancy on invitation of the Gender Equality Officer of the county of Celle "CEDAW- Which improvements had been realized for the status of women in the last 36 years?"

02/ 2017 Achievement of a recommendation on behalf of the Association of Women Divorced in the GDR by the UN CEDAW in 66 session adressed to the German Governmend to end the injustice and redress the targeted 300.000 women in Germany by the establishment of a State compensation scheme to provide redress by supplementing the pensions of women divorced in the former German Democratic Republic (Ausgleichfonds) 

01-12/2017 Consultancy of Hear Women/Gargar Foundation, London, UK 

01-12/ 2017 Consultancy of the implementation process of Gender und Diversity Budgeting in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

01-12/ 2017 Consultancy for the Association of Women divorced in the former GDR who after a communication under the CEDAW Optional Protocol (Art 8), which was stoped without s result in Dec. 2015 are continuing to fight for their rights. boeker-consult had submitted the requets for an Inquriy for the Association of the former GDR divorcees on behalf of the victims and the Association which is an self help Association of thousands of targeted women to the UN CEDAW committee on 01.08.2011; boeker-consult arranges the media campaigns and the management of the exhibition of photo portraits of the activists & their case; (more information see under Calendar)

01-12/ 2016 Consultancy of various indivual cases of discrimination and/or human righst violations on optional steps for legal procedures under Optional Protocols of the UN; supervision and intervention on non legal level for solutions and endning the discrimination or/and violation of human rights of this persons or the conflict behind it; 

2016

10/ 2016 Training of Trainers (ToT) Seminar Implementing UNSCR 1325 National Action Plan in Iraq, Erbil, for WEO and Foreign and Commonwealth Office

01-04/ 2016 Consultancy for zwd-Editors GmbH/ Zweiwochendienst Magazin WOMEN-SOCIETY-EDUCATION-CULTURE, Berlin

01-12/ 2016 Consultancy of the implementation process of Gender und Diversity Budgeting in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

01-12/ 2016 Consultancy for the Association of former GDR women divorcees who after a communication under the CEDAW Optional Protocol (Art 8), which was stoped withoutbresult in Dec. 2015 are continuing to fight for their rights. boeker-consult had submitted the requets for an Inquriy for the Association of the former GDR divorcees on behalf of the victims and the Association which is an self help Association of thousands of targeted women to the UN CEDAW committee on 01.08.2011; boeker-consult wirked for the Association to take part in the alternative reporting process for the 66. session of UN-CEDAW (2/2017) by submission of an own alternative report and part of texts in the joint CEDAW Alliance report; boeker-consult arranges the media campaigns and the management of the exhibition of photo portraits of the activists & their case; (more information see under Calendar)

01-12/ 2016 Consultancy of various indivual cases of discrimination and/or human righst violations on optional steps for legal procedures under Optional Protocols of the UN; supervision and intervention on non legal level for solutions and endning the discrimination or/and violation of human rights of this persons or the conflict behind it;

2015

08/10/2015 Combating Violence against Women and Girls in the Educational Sector by
Terrorist Groups;
Host: Interkulturelles Haus Saar e. V. in cooperation with the Villa Lessing, Liberal Foundation Saar, 4.00 pm - 9:30 pm, Venue: Villa Lessing, Saarbrücken; Speech "Education no weapons- The states duty to protect and guarantee women's and civilians human rights!" Program; The conference served the mutual internationalen consultancy and exchange on measures to protect women from gender specific forms of violence by armed non- state terrorist gangs, and about re-integration and rehabilitation measures meeded for the survivors of this terror; it was an exchange about how to raise awarness on the systematic and objects and objectives of this form of global terror and why and how women, education and culture are targeting; the conferences goal was to network for to combat this terror.  

27/09/2015 Pension & Poverty in the old age. Seminar. Venue: Liudgerhaus Münster, Program
Chair: Doris Brandt-Eschenbach (Die Staatsbürgerin e.V.), Speaker: Marion Böker, Consultancy for Human Rights & Gender Issues/Berlin & Benedikt Kemper, Catholic Workers Movement (KAB), Wesel; A cooperation of the NGO Die Staatsbürgerin e.V. with the 
Bildungswerk der KAB, Münster;

09/06/2015 Exhibition "Women fight for their rights. Divorced in the GDR, discriminated in pension law by the unification contract" for the Association of my clients with whom I forwarded a request for an inquiry under CEDAW OP Art 8 in 2011. They are discriminated on ground of gender directly and grave in their pension rights requirements by the German government. The exhibition shall keep them present in the mid of the political Berlin, in the Parliament. The portraits are proxys since more & more of the estimated surviving 300.000 targeted women -of once 800.000-are high agers. Politics shall not forget them. The government has to install a political solution, latestly when the UN-CEDAW will come up with a view. The vernissage was in the German Fed. Parliament on the 6st of Sept. The opening speech of Petra Pau, Vice President of the German Parliament, the LEFT, pictures and videos you can find on the webpage of Cornelia Moehring, MP, who hosts the exibition. See the INVITATION and the information about the exibition with pictures. It's realization was a pro bono cooperation by Julia Novak, Kathrin Gerlof, Maria Kempter and Marion Böker thanks to a number of generous donors. It  shows 21 photo portraits and biografical statements on how the women experience the discrimination and on their fight since 25 years incl. one information chart. The exhibition is rental (German). If you are interested, please contact: Mail: info@boeker-consult.de * Phone: +49 173 9377 240

06/ 2015 Political Exchange Program & Mediation Training in Berlin, 31.05.- 06.06 for a group of Egyptian women, activist of the civil society, female policians and candidates for the election, in cooperation with the partner inmedio Berlin (gbr) and the El-Sadat Association for Development and Social Welfare, Cairo, Egypt; One can pick a short impression by the radio broadcast program of the author Astrid Spinger "Womenpower from Egypt. Politicians from the Nile visit Berlin- or: What is democracy?", broadcasted in German by Radion Berlin Brandenburg/ rbb Kultur "Kulturtermin" on 04.08. 2015, 19:04-19:30 pm (Speaker Michale Hayck; Translator: Cornelia Schramm);

05/21/15 Expert in the hearing of the group of the GREENS in the Parliament of the Land of Berlin on the new German Federal Constitutional Courts decision on the unconstitution character and necessary cancellation of former so called "scarf prohibitions" in state services like in schools and other and it meaning for the Berlin administration; as Co-Author of the current Alternativ report under the UN-Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) on the 19.-22. State Report of Germany in the 86. Session of CERD;

05/2015 Presenter in "Transforming Governance through Gender Equality (Workshop 12): Gender Responsive Budgeting as an effective and specific governance instrument for implementing transformation"; Organised by UN Women National Committee Germany in cooperation with Gender Equality network Gender(at)International Bonn at the Bonn Conference for Global Transformation 2015, ‘From Politics to Implementation’, World Conference Center Bonn / Germany, 12 – 13 May 2015; see Summary by Marion Böker & Bettina Metz-Rolshausen

03/ 2015 Key note speech "On the state of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)" during the expert discussion of the Landesfrauenrats Sachsen-Anhalt e.V. (Women's Council of the Land of Saxony-Anhalt) on 28.03.2015 in Madgeburg for consultancy with the representatives of the working group on alternative reporting (Shadow reporting) of the Landefrauenrat Saxony-Anhalt e.V.

01-07/ 2015 Project management & Consultancy for the Empowerment of female policians with the partner inmedio Berlin (gbr) and the El-Sadat Association for Development and Social Welfare, Cairo, Egypt

01-12/ 2015 Consultancy of the implementation process of Gender und Diversity Budgeting in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

01-12/ 2015 Consultancy for the Association of former GDR women divorcees on a communication under the CEDAW Optional Protocol (Art 8); the communication was finally written, edited and submitted by boeker-consult for the Association of the former GDR divorcees on behalf of the victims and the Association which is an self help Association of thousands of targeted women to the UN CEDAW committee on 01.08.2011; The translation of the communication and related documents has been realized by Quintessenz. Additional media campaign, fundraising for an exhibition of foto portraits of the activists and their case, realization of the exhibit together with experts as during 2014 already.

01-12/ 2015 Consultancy of various indivual cases of discrimination and/or human righst violations on optional steps for legal procedures under Optional Protocols of the UN; supervision and intervention on non legal level for solutions and endning the discrimination or/and violation of human rights of this persons or the conflict behind it;

2014

08-12/ 2014 Project establishment and management & Consultancy for the Empowerment of female policians with the partner Inmedio Berlin (gbr) for the El-Sadat Association for Development and Social Welfare, Cairo, Egypt

03/ 2014 Key note speech "Those who have the money have the power! Gender Budgteing: Demanded instrument for the de facto Implementation of Gender Equality and the Human Rights of Men and Women" for the 11. Conference on Policy for Gender Equality of the dbb- German Federation of Public Servants (hosted by the Federal Women's Representation of the dbb) Berlin, 25. March. The themen of the conference was "What 'earns' the 'other' half of the Heaven? Gender Budgeting as a tool for Justice". dbb forum, Friedrichstrasse 169/170, b Mehr http://www.dbb.de/details/td-frauen/artikel/11-frauenpolitische-fachtagung-2014-was-verdient-die-andere-haelfte-des-himmels.html

01-12/ 2014 Consultancy of the implementation process of Gender und Diversity Budgeting in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

and Study, statistical analysis of the gender and human rights inklusivity or exclusivity of the image- and communication products of the Community  and additional trainings with heads of the departments of the Community on gender- und diversity inclusive language in print and virtual text and visual media products and communication.

01-12/ 2014 Consultancy for the Association of former GDR women divorcees on a communication under the CEDAW Optional Protocol (Art 8); the communication was finally written and edited by boeker-consult for the Association of the former GDR divorcees on behalf of the victims and the Association which is an self help Association of thousands of targeted women and submitted to the UN CEDAW committee on 01.08.2011; The translation of the communication and related documents was done by Quintessenz .

01-12/ 2014 Consultancy of various indivual cases of discrimination and/or human righst violations on optional steps for legal procedures under Optional Protocols of the UN; supervision and intervention on non legal level for solutions and endning the discrimination or/and violation of human rights of this persons or the conflict behind it;

 

2013

12/2013 Co-Trainer in the program 'Inmedio in Egypt 2013" for Inmedio Berlin in the program „Parliamentary Support“ of the El-Sadat Association for Development and Social Welfare, Kairo, Egypten 

11/2013 Presentation and group consultancy on the submission of information of the Women divorced in the former GDR under the inquiry procedure of UN CEDAW, OP Art 8, because of grave and systematic discrimination against this women and their pension rights requirements on grounds of gender and nationality/heritage, Alte Försterei, Ilmenau, 11.11., 2 pm-5 pm on invitation of the Gender advisor of the city of Ilmenau and the Association of the Women Divorced in the Former GDR

10/ 2013 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "Women & Law - Arab Spring", Lawyer Women Without Frontiers Freiburg/ Anwältinnen ohne Grenzen, Freiburg, 12-18 October 2013, CEDAW Introduction, Training and group consultancy, 15. Oct.

09/ 2013 Local Governments' Meeting for Peacebuilding 21. to 22. Sept. , Diyarbakir, GABB-Union Of Southeastern Anatolia Region Municipalities; Speech on 'The Role & Equal Share of Women in Peacebuilding. UN-resolutions, best practice and GABBs' regional options'er GABB' more http://www.gabb.gov.tr/yyb/ing/Default.aspx

08/ 2013 Consultancy for the Parliament of Hamburg in an expert hearing 02.08. on "A righteous distribution of the tax - Hamburg implements the Gender Budgeting"

05/ 2013 Consultancy, concept and organisation of a training for TRIQ- TransInterQueer e.V. in Berlin, 24. and 25. May on "Options of the procedure for granting the right of asylum and of the right of recidence law as well as new developments of the international law" together with the lawyer RA Inken Stern

05/ 2013 Consultancy of Bet Debora e.V. and perfoming an information evening on May 23rd in the City Council House of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf of Berlin about the bilateral exchange on Gender Budeting between actors from Israel and Berlin from within politics, administration and NGOs 

04/2013 Consultancy of the administration of the district of Tempelhof-Schöneberg of Berlin for to arrange an event on April 24th 2013 about "In pension - but still working? New poverty among the elderly women" in the City Council House of Tempelhof-Schöneberg

03/2012 - 3/2013 Mutual exchange project on Gender Budgeting with the ADVA Center in Tel Aviv (Israel)

03/2013 Consultancy for the Green Party Bremen on the de facto implementation of Gender Budgeting

01-12/ 2013 Consultancy of the implementation process of Gender und Diversity Budgeting in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

01-12/ 2013 Consultancy for the Association of former GDR women divorcees on a communication under the CEDAW Optional Protocol (Art 8); the communication was finally written and edited by boeker-consult for the Association of the former GDR divorcees on behalf of the victims and the Association which is an self help Association of thousands of targeted women and submitted to the UN CEDAW committee on 01.08.2011; The translation of the communication and related documents was done by Quintessenz .

 

 

2012

 

11/2012 Speech for the Universal Peace Federation (upf.org) and the Women's Federation For World Peace WFWP.org), Geneva in Berlin conference on "What Kind of EUROPE do we Envision For the Future?", 15.-17. November in Berlin:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-nsqoFaCa4

10/2012 Consultancy during the High Level Workshop ESITLIKÇI BUTÇE ÇALISTAYI, 12-13 EKIM 2012, Bilgi Universitesi, Istanbul for the Hakli Kadin Platformu on the further implementation of Gender Budgeting, Hakli Kadin Platformu is a NGO alliance and network of 42 women's rights NGOs in Turkey. See article of Hurriyet 13. Oct. 2012 here.

09/2012 Moderation of the neighborhood Intergenerational Talks "GO MOVIE Kiezevent", 27. September 2012, Mosaik-Jugendkultur-Etage, Oranienstr. 34, Berlin- Friedrichshain- Kreuzberg; presentation of media products(film, life music) of young women and men of the district Berlin-Kreuzberg; Host and organisation by Formatwechsel e.V. Medienwerkstatt

06/2012 Moderation of the neighborhood Intergenerational Talks "GO MOVIE Kiezevent", 06. June 2012, Mosaik-Jugendkultur-Etage, Oranienstr. 34, Berlin- Friedrichshain- Kreuzberg; presentation of media products(film, life music) of young women and men of the district Berlin-Kreuzberg; Host and organisation by Formatwechsel e.V. Medienwerkstatt

06/ 2012 The 56. UN-Commission on the Status of Women in February /March 2012 with the priority theme "Rural Women-Empowerment-Poverty Reduction-Rural Development" and the review theme "Financing for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women" - No Agreed Conclusions and a big Backlash and just a proposal for a 5. UN-Women's World Conference 2015 in Qatar". Presentation & group consultancy for the Round Table of the women of Magdeburg, 05. June, Großer Ratssaal, Altes Rathaus; Host: Amt für Gleichstellung der Landeshauptstadt Magdeburg

03/2012 - 3/2013 Mutual exchange project on Gender Budgeting with the ADVA Center in Tel Aviv (Israel)

03/2012 Women in Münster use the international women's human rights: Know how - participation is possible & necessary! - Presentation with an overview on pathways of partizipation of (women's rights) NGOs on international level especially at the United Nations. Report about the 56. UN-Commission on the Status of Women and the strategies towards dealing with the proposal of a 5. UN-Women's World Conference. Presentation & gropup consultancy; Host: Staatsbürgerin e. V. – Frauen, die bewegen, 24. March 2012, Luidgerhaus Münster, Domplatz in occasion of the International Women's Day

03/2012 Presentation & group consultancy "Finally justice for the women divorced in the former GDR", Erfurt, Kulturforum Haus Dacheröden, 14. March 2012, Paneldiscussion with m,ember of the German Federal Parliament and Marion Böker, host: Gleichstellungsbeauftragte der Stadt Erfurt

01/2012 Keynote speech on the 1st Gender Equality Report of the German Federal Government, moderation of an expert panel, group consultancy during the conference "Gender Equality and Lifecycle Perspective: Elimination of Discrimination in Care work and Pension" at 26. of January, Franckesche Stiftungen, Halle (an der Saale) for the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Sachsen-Anhalt "Verein zur Förderung von Kultur, Wissenschaft und politischer Bildung in Sachsen Anhalt in cooperation with the Frauenzentrum Weiberwirtschaft Halle "DornRosa e.V." and the Landesfrauenrat Sachsen-Anhalt e.V.

01-12/2012 Consultancy for a girl and her family for defending her rights on self definition of her gender identity (trans*gender), right to life with her family, right to education and to prevent her from being confined to a psychiatric clinic against her consent and to be 'cured' from her gender identity ('psychiatrization/stigmatization) including a media, policy and solidarity campaign (case of 'Alex').

01-12/ 2012 Consultancy of the implementation process of Gender und Diversity Budgeting in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

01-12/ 2012 Consultancy for the Association of former GDR women divorcees on a communication under the CEDAW Optional Protocol (Art 8); the communication was finally written and edited by boeker-consult for the Association of the former GDR divorcees on behalf of the victims and the Association which is an self help Association of thousands of targeted women and submitted to the UN CEDAW committee on 01.08.2011; The translation of the communication and related documents was done by Quintessenz .

Please, see the link to the German TV-channel MDR-Sachsen and the broadcast on 13. of November 2012 at 4 pm about the political and legal struggle of the women divorced in the former GDR and their struggle against gender based pension discrimination.

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2011

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12/2011 Moderation at the neighborhood event "GO MOVIE" Multi-Gerneration-Talk for the presentation of media products (video, film, life music) of young women and men of the district Berlin-Kreuzberger, Mosaik-Jugendkultur-Etage, Berlin; 15. 12., for: Formatwechsel Medienwerkstatt e.V.

11-12 2011 Consultant for concept, organisation and moderation of the Side Events "Women's Rights and Peace for Afghanistan- a Process in the Hand of the Afghan People" on the implementation of women's rights in the context of the Civil Society Forum in advance of the Afghanistan-Foreign Ministers Conference at 04. 12. in Bonn for the programme 'Gender Equality and Women's Rights' of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) and the Bonn International Women's Center (ifz) which was organised by the GIZ by order of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

09/2011 Article for the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation's online-debate "Bündnisse- der Weg erfolgreicher Geschlechterpolitik. Was ist der Streit Wert."(Alliances - pathway of a successful gender equality policy)

08/2011 Gender - and CEDAW - expertise to the part of a draft study "Legal responsibility of German companies for labour conditions  entlang the international Wertschöpfungskette: Analyses of the recent law and draft for recommendations for change" of the authors Dr. Miriam Saage -Maaß and Anna von Gall for the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation

05/ 2011 Moderation at the neighborhood event "GO MOVIE" for the presentation of media products (video, film, life music) of yound women and men of the district Berlin-Kreuzberger, Mosaik-Jugendkultur-Etage, Berlin; 20. 05., Veranstalter/in: Formatwechsel e.V.

05/ 2011 Consultancy/ moderation "Gender Equality Policies in Municipalities - concepts of equality and justice for women and men", Debate about the Survey and Recommendations accompanying the First gender Equality Report of the German Federal Government, Erfurt Augustinerkloster, 23.-13. Mai; Event by: Deutscher Verein für öffentliche und private Fürsorge e.V.

05/2011 Presentation on Bertha Pappenheim "and her Lobbying for the codification of international law at the League of Nations", 04..05., Centrum Judaicum, Berlin during a panel discussion of Bet Debora e.V.

01/2011 "CEDAW - because it is about your rights!", speech and group consultancy on invitation of ver.di, (joined union of public services) the District Women's Board of the section 10 - post services ? spedition ? logistics, districte Frankfurt am Main and Region,  15.01.2011

11/ 2010-04/ 2011 "Gender Equality and Empowerment for the strengthening of Women's Rights: Belarus Gender Budgeting Project" a cooperation project in Minsk (Belarus) of boeker-consult with the NGO YWCA/ La Strada resp. in 2011 of the new programme YWCA/ Gender Perspectives

01-12/ 2011 Consultancy of the implementation process of Gender und Diversity Budgeting in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

01-12/ 2011 Consultancy for the Association of former GDR women divorcees on a communication under the CEDAW Optional Protocol (Art 8); the communication was finally written and edited by boeker-consult for the Association of the former GDR divorcees on behalf of the victims and the Association which is an self help Association of thousands of targeted women and submitted to the UN CEDAW committee on 01.08.2011; The translation of the communication and related documents was done by Quintessenz .

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2010

 

12/2010 Expertise and realization of a study visit for experts of the team of YWCA/ La Strada Belarus to Berlin, 5. to 10.12. 2010 for the exchange with relevant counter parts on the Prevention and fight of trafficking in human beings and social assistances for La Strada International, Amsterdam (Netherlands) in the framework of the programme DAPHNE "JUST/2009/DAP3/OG/1781-30CE-0364623/00-22" of the European Commission

11/2010 "Finances - a distributation of gender justice: Chances for Gender Budgeting in Brandenburg", 18. 11. 2010 in the Parliament of the State of Brandenburg on invitation of the Member of Parliament of the Group BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN (THE GREENS) in the Parliament of the State of Brandenburg, Ursula Nonnemacher, and the speaker of the working group for gender equality of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen in Brandenburg, Annedore Brüske-Dierker, Potsdam

11/ 2010-04/ 2011 "Gender Equality and Empowerment for the strengthening of Women's Rights: Belarus Gender Budgeting Project" a cooperation project in Minsk (Belarus) of boeker-consult with the NGO YWCA/ La Strada resp. in 2011 of the new programme YWCA/ Gender Perspectives

11/2010 Participation in "W?MANist. KADINist. International Istanbul Women's Meeting", 05. to 06. 11. 2010 at the Istanbul Congress Centre on invitation of the Istanbul Research Centre of Women ikam and the Republic of Turkey

10/2010 "CEDAW & the State of the implementation of Gender Equality in Germany in the perspective of the civil society" at the Political Round Table of the Office for Gender Equality of the City of Magdeburg, 12. Okt. 2010, Old City Council House

10/2010 "Gender Budgeting is Human Rights Budgeting", consultative contribution to the Forum 3: "Geschlechtergerechter Haushalt- Gender Budgeting" on invitation of the German Institute For Human Rights (Berlin) during the Follow Up event on the Concluding Comments of the UN- CEDAW- Committee  - Women's Rights: economical and social dimensions" , 04. Okt. 2010, Kalkscheune, Berlin

09/2010 - 10/2010 Invitation and realization of Afghan Women's and Human Rights and Peace Activists for an exchange programme with relevant counter parts (pro bono)

09/2010 Consultative pro-bono-speech  "From Gender Budgeting to Human Rights Budgeting" during the Berlin Conference "Gender Budgeting- from the analyses to controlling", 16. und 17. Sept. 2010, Kalkscheune, Berlin

09/2010 "Gender Budgeting and (Gender) Democracy: What are the linkages?" , Key note speech & group consultancy,  24. 09. 2010, Gustav-Stresemann-Institute, Bonn, Workshop of the Association of German Development NGOs - VENRO "Gender Budgeting and Democratic Governance: Expertise from Africa and Europe"

08/2010 Research "Gender data on Violence Against Women/ Girls as an indicator for states obligation for protection of OECD – countries" for the Society Dreilinden for private capital for public utiliy/ Dreilinden Gesellschaft für gemein-nütziges Privatkapital (gGmbH), Hamburg

06/2010 Speech & group consultancy "Lobbying processes for Women's Rights ! The Women's Lobby (EWL) and international Women's Rights NGOs and their options of political participation at the Council of Europe", 23. 06. 2010 in the seminar "What is the gain of Europe for women citizens?", a joint seminar of the Gesellschaft für politische Bildung e.V. and Frauenakademie München e.V. in the Akademie Frankenwarte, Würzburg

06/2010 Speech and group consultancy for the Organisation For Self Defined Life in Germany/ Interessenvertretung Selbstbestimmt Leben in Deutschland e.V. - ISL at the expert workshop on the development of a curriculum and toll kit in the framework of the project "Re-Think Disability! The UN- Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities and the practical implementation", 18. to 19. June, Bildungszentrum Erkner near BerlinX

06/2010 Organization and expertise as independent international expert for the study visit  of belarussian NGO and Government representatives from 13. to 18. June 2010 in Berlin for the UNDP and UNICEF Belarus im programme "“Preventing, Fighting and Addressing the Social Consequences of Trafficking in Human Beings in the Republic of  Belarus"

04/2010 Speech and group consultancy "Gender in the Community: Gender Works!", Deutscher Verein für öffentliche und private Fürsorge e.V., Seminar "Gender Equality Policy in the Community - Diversity and Development of Gender Mainstreamings", 12.4. at ver.di BBZ Clara Sahlberg, Berlin

04/2010 Speech & group consultancy "Elimination of financial barriers to gender sensitive health care" at the "First International Symposium on GLOBAL HEALTH AND GENDER", 10. April in the Chamber of Commerce Eisenstadt (Austria), mutually hosted organised  by the Vienna Comittee on the Status of Women CoNGO - the Conference of NGOs withz consultative Status at the Unite Nations and the Austrian Society For Genderspecific Medicine / Österreichische Gesellschaft für Geschlechtspezifische Medizin (ÖGGSM),

03/2010 Presentation and debate "Public provision for existential infrastructure ("Daseinsfürsorge"): Good for the community - good for the women ! Analyses on the background og human rights standards and the outcome of the recent 54. UN-Commission on the Status of Women (Beijing +15)", Event of the International Women's Day, 14. March, Schloss Biesdorf, with Bärbel Holzheuer-Rothensteiner, MdL, THE LEFT, on invitation of THE LEFT district section of Marzahn-Hellersdorf

03/2010 Speech and group consultancy „... as we would ever be like this!“ The renaissance of traditional role images in this age of super models" on the 6st of march celebration of the International Women's Day in Würzburg on the implementation of art. 5 CEDAW: eliminitaion of gender role stereotypes on all levels and options of legal and procedural interventions for civil society actors like women's associations with CEDAW and the two German public self-controling organs of the "German Council of Advertisment Industry" and the "German Council of Media" on invitation of Akademie Frankenwarte -Gesellschaft für Politische Bildung e.V. & ver.di Würzburg & Würzburger Frauenbündnis

01- 12/ 2010 Consultancy of the Association of Women Divorcees from the former German Democratic Republic for a CEDAW communication under the Optional Protocol

01-12/2010 Consultancy of the Gender and Diversity Budgeting Process of the city of Esch-Sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

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10/2009 Consultancy for the group of nationwide candidates of All Women's Election Lists on the political challenges and pre-conditions for the start of gender budgeting implementation processes in municipalities during the Federal Congress of German All Women's Election Lists in Königs - Wusterhausen

 

10/2009 Consultancy for the members of the City Council, adminstration and citizens commissions especially the commission for gender equality in the municipality of Mamer (Luxemburg) on the points of entry, pre-conditions and priorities for an implementation process of gender budgeting

 

09/2009 Consultancy for a group of actors from different levels in South Korea in the process of the implementation of  gender budgeting as to the different roles on scientific and political level of expertise and consultancy, in municipality and provincial level of stakeholders in the administration on invitation of the KWDI, Seoul, South-Korea, additional speech and presentation for the International Symposium "Theory and Practice of Gender Mainstreaming" of the Korean Women's Development Institute (KWDI), Seoul

 

09/2009 Consultancy for a group of stakeholders within the BPW-Europe during the BPW European Congress 5th to 6st Sept. '09. in Munich on the challenges and opportunities of women's associations to contribute to the process of strengthening the implementation of gender budgeting in the municipalities, Laender (state) and national level

 

06- 09/2009 Consultancy for the Federation for cultural Education of children and youth in Saxonia-Anhalt on the conceptualization of gender mainstreaming in the program of the "Global Dialog 2009" and consultancy for the group of participants during the "Global Dialogs 2009" on gender mainstreaming and civil society colaboration with the UN-Human Rights Treaty Bodies especially with CEDAW on Gender Equality

 

06/ 2009 Consultancy of the group of Gender Eqality Advisors wirking in the municipalities of the land of Saxonia in the Working Group of the Land Saxonia as to the meaning and further working with the recent Concluding Comments of the UN-CEDAW- Committee 2/2009 (as of the 43rd session of CEDAW, Germany)

 

05 - 12/ 2009 Consultancy for the Association of the Women Divorcees from the former German Democratic Republic

 

04/ 2009 Panelist with the contribution "The Intersection of Gender and Racial Discrimination -  the function, change and challenge to work with the Human Rights Treaty Bodies: CEDAW and CERD" at the preparatory seminar For effective participation in the UN-Durban Review Conference (DRC) To Assess the Implementation of the Durban Programme of Action, UN-World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance 2001 (WCAR),15.-17. April 2009, Geneva (CH)

 

03/ 2009 Keynote speech "What Price for Peace? Gender Budgeting for Gender Equality" during the Annual General Meeting of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - WILPF/UK, 14. March 2009, London (UK)

 

03/ 2009 Guest speaker on "International Women’s Movement and CEDAW - the UN-Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women" in the seminar "Introduction to Women’s Studies", 7. March 2009 on invitation of Prof. Harriet Alonso at CUNY, NY (USA)

 

03/ 2009 Presentation during the 53. UN-Commission on the Status of Women's Panel "Gender Budgeting and pay equitiy: the direct way to equal sharing of responsibilities - a road map of implementation ideas from the regions of BPW International" hosted by the Permanent Swiss Mission to the UN, 03. March 2009, UN, New York

 

02/ 2009 "Participation in financial decision making processes - Gender Budgeting as a chance of participation, transparency and a better controlling of public expenditures and subsidization of the private economy", input for the NGO-briefing panel in preparation to the 53. UN-Commission on The Status of Women, organized by WOMNET, 26. February 2009, Permanent Mission of the Land of Thüringen Berlin

 

02/ 2009 Civil Society Dialogue with the EU-Commission, GD Employment, Social and Euquality on "The Role of Gender Budgeting within the European Structural Funds", 25. February 2009, Magdeburg, under the generous umbrella of the Minister for Social Affairs and Health; Consultancy on the concept and realization, moderation; with the support from the Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation of Saxony-Anhalt

 

02/ 2009 Presentation of the Alternative Report of the Alliance of German Women's Organisations (NGOs) to the 6. State Report of Germany and presentation of the results of the 43. session of the UN-CEDAW Comittee as documented in the Concluding Observations for the Office for Gender Equality Issues of the the state capital Magdeburg/ Working group on Girls and the Women's Council of the Land Saxony-Anhalt, 25. February 2009, Women's Centre Courage e.V. im Volksbad Buckau, Magdeburg (Germany)

 

02/ 2009 Briefing speech and consultancy for the students of the programme "EUROPE IN TRANSITION" from the Antioch University of Ohio (USA) on "Feminism/Gender in Germany today", 20. February 2008, City Town Hall of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin

 

01-12/2009 Consultancy of the Gender and Diversity Budgeting Process of the city of Esch-Sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

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12/ 2008 Presentation and Consultancy on "From Gender Budgeting to Social and Human Rights Budgeting?" for the International Workshop "Social and Human Rights Budgeting? Budget monitoring, participartory budgeting and human rights", 9. December 2008, Permanent Mission of the Land of Bremen in the capital Berlin, on invitation of the Friedrich- Ebert-Foundation, Global Policy Forum-europe, terre des hommes und Social Watch

 

11-12/2008 Consultancy and short term team member for the Arab Women's Association Al Dar e.V. , project on improvization theatre on child rights in primary schools in Berlin

 

10/ 2008 Speech and consultancy on "Gender Budgeting in communities- an instrument for better steering of gender equality on local level", 24. October 2008 during the European Women's Lobby Seminar "Tools for gender Equality at local level", City Hall Lyon (France)

 

10/2008 Consultancy for the Conference "Gender Budgeting of Public Expenditures" organized by the Women's Council of the Free State of Saxony, 11. October 2008, Dresden (Germany)

 

10/2008 Lecture and consultancy "Even the Budget should be equitable! Gender Budgeting as a new Instrument of Equality", 4. October 2008 for ZARABINA asbl.- Initiatives for Women in Luxembourg (Luxemburg)

 

09/ 2008 Lecture and individual consultancy "Gender Budgeting- what does it mean, how does it function and what could be the gain of it for our Federation" for the Women's Comittee of the German Association of German Adult Education Centres, 24. September 2008, Berlin

 

09/2008 Consultancy for the parliamentary group of the Left in the Parliament of the Free State of Saxony "Controlling Equality and Justice with the Budget? Gender Budgeting as a strategy of equality in the framework of Gender Mainstreaming", 16. -17. September 2008 in the Parliament of the Free State of Saxony, Dresden (Germany)

 

08/2008 Moderator for the Federal Seminar "Youth in prison as a dead end? Chances and risks for girls in Youth Custody" organized by the German Federation of Women Citizens, 15.-17. August 2008 in Münster (Germany)

 

07/2008 Expert for a public hearing of the parliamentary group of the Greens on Gender Budgeting in the Parliament of the Free State of Saxony, Dresden (Germany)

 

06-07/2008 Consultancy for the Summer School "Gender Budgeting & Care Economy in Muslim Societies", 25. June - 4. July 2008 at the Humboldt-University of Berlin; cooperation of boeker-consult with the Faculty of Agriculture and Horticulture (HUB), Parto Teherani-Kroenner, Guelay Caglar, Brigitte Woerteler and the Ahfad University For Women in Omdurman/Sudan (Ahfad-Humboldt-Link Program). Here you will find the program and poster ;

 

06/2008 Paper and Presentation on the 1st Round Table "German and International Gender Budgeting" of the "Public Budgeting Responsibility to Gender Equality" Conference, organized by the Bilbao Municipality and Biscay Provincial Government with the technical assistance of the European Gender Budgeting Network (Photo Gallery)

 

06/2008 Guest lecture on "Gender Budgeting" in a project seminar at the Alice-Salomon-Hochschule, University of Applied Sciences (ASH), Berlin "International Perspektivs on Community Orientation and Human Rights - Acquisition of new cempetences in desision- making"

 

05/2008 "Gender Budgeting through the European Structural Fonds - Controlling of Finances for Gender Equality in Europe"; Concept, Moderation and Consultancy within the framework of the Program "Participative Democracy within the international Discourse" of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation

05-12/2008 Consultant in the Team of the Project "Gender Sensitive Budgeting in Local Governments: The Marmara Model", Ankara (Turkey) by TDV und IKAM, sponsored by the EU-Commission.
Find below three turkish articles to the final conference of the project in Dec. 2008 in Istanbul:

Yerel Yönetimlerde Cinsiyet Esitligi Mümkün mü?
Toplumsal Cinsiyeti Gözeten Bütce Icin Kadinlarin Yönetime Katilmasi Sart
Belediye Isini Yapmayinca Yük Kadinlarin Omzuna Biniyor

04/2008 Gast to the Panel "XX-without solution - Women - Career at Universities?!", and Consultancy on Networking for new Gender Equality at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel (Germany)

04/2008 Consultancy during the Regional Conference "The Challenges of Engendering Economics-Way towards Social Justice and Equal Opportunities", Tbilisi (Georgia) on invitation by UNDP/UNECE

03/2008 Briefing on CEDAW Alternative Reporting Procedure for the Women's Council of Sachsen-Anhalt, Magdeburg (Germany)

03/2008 Moderation "Women's Rights are Human Rights", International Women's Day, 8th of March, in the "Stadtvilla Global", a neighbourhood centre, for the district administration Berlin-Neukoelln, department for Youth Affairs

01-12/2008 Consultancy of the Gender and Diversity Budgeting Process of the city of Esch-Sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

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10-12/2007 Workshop on Child Rights for the Youth Theatre Initiative "without borders!" of the free project Olle Burg e.V. in Berlin-Moabit in the framework of the rehearse to the new play "DER SPRUNG".
More Information (in German)

10/2007 "Talks on the Implementation of Gender Budgeting in the states and communities", Friday, 19th October 2007, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Stadthaus Halle, Wappensaal, Markt 1, 06100 Halle/Saale (Concept/Moderation with Dr. Viola Schubert-Lehnhardt), Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation
Information about the subject (in German)

09-12/2007 Consultancy of the Gender and Diversity Budgeting process of the city of Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxemburg)

09-12/2007 Concept & Realization of a Conference on the NGO-Participation within the upcoming dialogue on the 6th state report to CEDAW for the German Institute for Human Rights, Berlin
6th State Report on CEDAW (PDF)

09/2007 European Summer-University Ravensbrück "Forced Prostitution and War in the 20th und beginning 21st Century", 3.-7. Sept., Speech for the closing panel "Prospect on the 21st Century: How to avoid Forced Prostitution in War and Crisis Areas?"

09/2007 Moderation of the information panel "Gender Budgeting in the Administration of the Land Berlin", adressed for the Members of Berlin Parliament, organized and realized by the Working Group Gender Budgeting of the Berlin Land Commission on Gender Mainstreaming, Ministry for Economy, Technology and Women;

07/2007 Observation on the spot of the Election in the area of Diyabakir and Batman (Turkey);
Visit Hasankeyf, a 5000 year old city in the rocky mountains of Kurdistan, a city which will be awashed and destroyed by a new dam, financed by German, Austrian and Swiss banks and supported by their governmental guarantees;
Visit of the Women's and Family Health Centre Diyabakir, which is urgently searching financial support for the medical equipment.

06/2007 Consultancy on the active dialogue of the 6st State Report of Germany to CEDAW (UN-Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination of Women) for the members of the German Alliance of Women Scientists Berlin (DAB)

06/2007 Supervision of an intership in the domain of Human Rights and organization of an visiting experts programme in Berlin for this intern for the "CrossCulture Intership" of the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e.V. (ifa), Stuttgart

05/2007 Seminar and Training on strategies for the Implementation of Gender Budgeting in Universities for CAMPUSGRÜN, Haus pro social, Berlin;
Additional: Organization and Realization of the mutual panel (Campusgrün, Initiative for a gendersensitive Budget in Berlin, German Women Citizens Association e.V. (Internat. Committee), Green Youth Berlin, Bildungswerk Berlin of the Heinrich-Boell-Foundation), 2007/05/13, Rotes Rathaus Berlin

04/2007 Consultancy on PR-Campagne for OneRe.Net

03/2007 Expert Presentation for a Hearing on Gender Budgeting Dr.s. 18/5458 of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (The international and regional human-rights background for Gender Budgeting).

03/2007 "Gender Budgeting: What can women citizens contribute to create public budgets of communities according to gender justice", Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation;
Presentation: "On the cooperation of NGOs, civil servants of the administration ans politicians", Concept/Moderation with Dr. Viola Schubert-Lehnhardt.

03/2006 - 04/2007 Ministry for Economy, Technology and Women, Land Berlin: External Consultancy in the district of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf on the implementation of gender mainstreaming and intercultural approach of a library (Process oriented consultancy: Questionary for clients in the community; expertise on data situation)

07-12/2006 German Institute for Human Rights (GIHR), Berlin, in Cooperation with the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the UN-High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR): Strengthening National Human Rights Institutions – International Conference "The Role of National Human Rights Institutions in the Treaty Body Process", 23.-24. Nov., Berlin

11/2006 One World Berlin 2006, Guest panel speaker on the film "Language does not lie - Victor Klemperer, the diaries 1933-45, Director: Stan Neumann G/F 2003; 80 min.

11/2006 German Federal Alliance of Women Citizens, South-East-Europe Conference "Democracy from the grass roots – European Experiences", Berlin (to the program). Presentation and group consultancy on the "UN-Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women" (CEDAW) and the potions of active implementation through Women's Organisations and on "Gender Budgeting as an instrument of human rights conform shape of the public tax incomes and expenditures"

11/2006 German Federal Alliance of Women Citizens, Münster section, Equality for Girls in Prisons: Presentation and group consultancy on issues human rights frameworks – The main tools on human rights in prisons and the gender aspects and perspectives, Münster-Hiltrup

09/2006 Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Department for the Middle East and North Africa Division for International Development Corporation: Days of Arab World(s) – On the Way to Freedom – Tunisian Women's Rights from the international perspective

09/2006 One World of Diversity, Berlin: Group consultancy within "Berlin DiverCity. Diversity Empowerment and Competence", Training for Stakeholders of the Public Administration: "Interreligious Mainstreaming"

06/2006 Ministry for Gender Mainstreaming of the Senate Office for Economy, Technology and Women's Rights, Land Berlin: "To gender Administration within the Mainstream? 1st Congress on Gender Mainstreaming/Gender Budgeting in the Administration of the Land Berlin. A critical survey"; Moderation of Forum 2 "Gender Budgeting and gender sensible Data"

03/2006 Springtime Forum of the Women's Bridge EAST-WEST, presentation "The Role of Women within the Situation of Conflict and War", City Council House of Münster

11/2003, 04/2005, 08/2005 EC/UNDP-Minsk project "Combating Trafficking In Women In The Republic Of Belarus", Minsk (Belarus), Berlin (Germany), Kiev (Ukrain)

02/2005 EC/GTZ Program on Gender Mainstreaming Implementation in Estonia, training on Gender Budgeting

08/2004 - 03/2005 German Institut for Human Rights (GIHR), Berlin: CEDAW Follow-Up Conference 9/04, concept/documentation; representation of the GIHR at OHCHR/DAW-conference in Morocco 11/04 on the role of NHRIs in the implementation of CEDAW; Workshop on Human Rights Components of UN-Res. 1325, 2/05