Carlos Moedas – message to the 5th International Symposium of AMONET, December 2017

Carlos Moedas, the EU Commissioner for Research, sent a video message for the opening of the 5th International Symposium of AMONET , December 2017.

AMONET is the Portuguese Women Scientists Association, enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in the European Constitution, promotes the equality and full participation of portuguese women in all aspects of science, including all science, teaching, industry and administration.

These are the Association’s main goals:

  1. a) To achieve full equality of rights and opportunities;
  2. b) To discuss the situation of women in science, divulge their rights and focus on all forms of existing discrimination;
  3. c) Increase the participation of women (52% of the population) in all productive form of human activity;
  4. d) Promote useful exchanges with other national and international organizations.


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