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Annual meeting and the discussion From #metoo towards equal practices on the cultural field 26.4.

Discussion at Globe Art Point 26.4.
The ongoing #MeToo debates have revealed the blind spots of the arts and culture fields, especially concerning gender equality. What can we learn from #metoo and how can we together promote an inclusive cultural field?

26.4.2018 at 12–13 o’clock, Globe Art Point, Malminkatu 5, Helsinki. The annual meeting of the association For culture on equal terms will start after the discussion at 13.30. Sroll down to read the meeting agenda.

The ongoing #Me Too debates have revealed the blind spots of the arts and culture fields, especially concerning gender equality. What can we learn from #metoo and how can we together promote an inclusive cultural field, where all have equal opportunities regardless of gender, background, language, abilities and ethnicity?

Panel discussion: Harri Ahokas, Manager of Domestic Distribution from the Finnish Film Foundation, and Anu Ahola, Editor-in-Chief at Finnish Music Quarterly and representative of the working group Yhdenvertainen musiikkiala. The discussion is moderated by Rita Paqvalén, Executive Director, Culture for All.

The discussion is free of charge and open for everyone.

The discussion is arranged by Culture for All / For culture on equal terms.

Accessibility
The premises of Globe Art Point have an accessible entrance on the street level, but do not have an accessible toilet. An induction loop can be used if needed. Please inform us by 25.4, if you need an induction loop: sari.salovaara@cultureforall.fi.

The annual meeting of the association For culture on equal terms will start after the discussion at 13.30.

Information
The Finnish music field published in January 2018 the “Theses for promoting equality, non-discrimination and diversity in the music sector”. The aims of these theses are to advance the shared, equal future of the music industry in Finland.A working group consisting of music industry professionals has written the theses into their final form, and professionals in the music field have been invited to sign these theses. The project is coordinated by Music Finland. https://www.yhdenvertainenmusiikkiala.com/in-english

The Finnish Film Foundation (SES) launched in year 2016 a forum of accessibility. The forum consists of representatives of the disability organizations and of the film field (including also Culture for All). The aim of the forum is to compose a manual of accessibility for professionals on the film field. In the end of 2017 SES also launched a forum of equality in order to discuss equality issues on the film field. The aim of the forum is, besides to promote gender equality, to also address equality issues related to i.e. language, ethnicity and cultural background. The aim is to produce an equality working plan for the film industry, with recommendations on how to promote equality in the field. In February 2018 SES also published, together with other film organizations, recommendations for how to stop sexual harassment on the field of film and TV.


AGENDA OF THE ANNUAL MEETING

1.Opening of the meeting

2. Appointing the President and secretary of the meeting, two scrutinizers of the minutes and, if needed, two tellers

3.Confirming that the meeting is legal and quorate

4.Approval of the agenda of the meeting

5.The presentation of the financial statement (LIITE 1), annual report (LIITE 2) and audit report (LIITE 3)

6.   Approval of the financial report and discharging the board and other responsible bodies from liability

7.Confirmation of action plan (LIITE 4), budget (LIITE 5 a-b) and the membership fees

8.Electing members and vice members to the board

9.Choosing the auditor and the vice auditor

10. Ending the meeting

If you need the background materials for the meeting, please contact the Executive Director Rita Paqvalén (rita.paqvalen[at]cultureforall.fi)


 



 
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