Inhaltsverzeichnis/Contents 1. Hintergrund des Vernetzungstreffens ...........................................................................1 1.1 Idee der Veranstaltung ...............................................................................................................1 1.2 Background and idea of the conference.....................................................................................2 1.3 Die Watchgroup. Gender und öffentliche Finanzen ...................................................................3 1.4 Gender Budgeting. Geschlechtergerechte Budgetgestaltung – Eine kurze Darstellung des Konzeptes...................................................................................................................................4 2. Meeting of European Gender Budgeting Initiatives......................................................5 2.1 Program......................................................................................................................................5 2.2 Summary of discussions.............................................................................................................7 3. Resolution Gender Budgeting in Europe NOW!..........................................................14 4. Gender Budgeting – European Models and Initiatives...............................................17 4.1 Local gender budgeting projects in the Tuscany, Italy – by Annalisa Rosselli.........................17 4.2 Kurzüberblick über Gender Budgeting Initiativen und Projekte in Österreich – von Christine Mayrhuber.................................................................................................................................23 4.3 Using Political Change to Promote Gender Sensitive Budgeting in Scotland: The Experience of the Scottish Women’s Budget Group – by Ailsa McKay ......................................................37 4.4 The UK Women’s Budget Group Experience in Review – by Alifia Chakera, Kate Bellamy and Erin Leigh ..........................................................................................................................45 4.5 Gender budgeting research pilot project, Ireland – by Sheila Quinn........................................51 4.6 Gdansk Gender Budget Initiative, Poland – by Zofia Lapniewska ...........................................57 4.7 Werkstattbericht zur Analyse von Auswirkungen auf die unbezahlte Arbeit in schweizerischen gender-relevanten Budgetanalysen – von Mascha Madörin ........................66 5. Short Presentations of some more Gender Budgeting Initiatives in Europe ...........75 5.1 Austria: Watchgroup. Gender and Public Finance ...................................................................75 5.2 Germany: The “Initiative for a Gender Sensitive Budget in Berlin” ..........................................76 5.3 Germany: Cologne ...................................................................................................................79 5.4 Germany: Gender Budget Initiative Munich .............................................................................79 5.5 Switzerland: Gender-responsive Budget Initiatives in Switzerland ..........................................83 5.6 Spain: Overview of ongoing initiatives......................................................................................85 5.7 The beginning of an experience on gender budgeting from the Basque Country: City of Bilbao........................................................................................................................................87 5.8 United Kingdom: Gender Budgeting in Wales 2005/2006........................................................90 6. Round Table Discussion: Gender Budgeting as an instrument to promote emancipatory policies?.................................................................................................96 6.1 Diane Elson: Gender budgeting has a lot of potential to promote emancipatory polices - but this potential has not yet been realized ....................................................................................96 6.2 Christa Schlager: Gender Budgeting - ein Instrument zur Förderung emanzipatorischer Politik in Europa?......................................................................................................................98 6.3 Daniel Waterschoot: Gender budgeting – an instrument to foster equal opportunities in Europe? The view and current activities of the European Commission on gender budgeting100 6.4 Contribution of Gerhard Steger ..............................................................................................102 6.5 Contribution of Barbara Prammer ..........................................................................................103 6.6 Contribution of Eva Lichtenberger..........................................................................................104 6.7 Summary of Discussions with the audience...........................................................................105 7. Participants – Gender Budgeting Biographies .........................................................106 8. UnterstützerInnen der Veranstaltung.........................................................................113