Public presentation of the Comparative Analytical Report on the Effects of the Economic Crisis on GPG in Cyprus, Greece and Portugal

International Conference

Within the framework of this project, in the 23rd of June 2016, took place the international conference titled “Gender Pay Gap in the era of economic crisis".  The conference was organised by the Cyprus Labour Institute (INEKPEO)...



Public presentation of the research "The gender pay gap in the hotel industry of Cyprus"

On 31st March 2016, a public presentation of the Research “The gender pay gap in the hotel industry in Cyprus” took place...

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Who We Are

The partnership is composed of actors from three EU countries that apart from their geographical proximity, they share a quite similar socioeconomic reality resulting from the economic crisis.

The synthesis of the partnership represents a broad spectrum of interests, objectives and core business activities as well as a diverse expertise in the defined cooperation areas. Specifically, the partnership involves social partners (SYXKA-PEO, CGTP-IN), research and policy making institutions (INEK-PEO, INE-GSEE, Diotima) and public authorities (Equality Committee).

Ινστιτούτο Εργασίας Κύπρου Παγκύπριας Εργατικής Ομοσπονδίας (ΙΝΕΚ-ΠΕΟ)

Cyprus Institute of labour of the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (INEK-PEO)

INEK-PEO is a trade union initiative of the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (PEO) established in 2002. Although under the umbrella of PEO, INEK is an independent and autonomous research centre operating on a professional and scientific basis; it has its own legal standing and was founded in accordance with Law 57/1972 ‘The Guilds and Institutes Law’ as a non profit-making organisation.

INEK’s core business is both research and training activities mainly in the fields of labour relations and working conditions.

Since its establishment in 2002, INEK has built up an expertise in different areas of interest, including among other fields of observation: industrial relations, working conditions, employment and social policy, and company restructuring. Given that research in the respective fields of observation is not very extended in Cyprus, INEK’s research activities during the last ten years, is widely recognised by all those concerned with labour, economic and social policy at national level; namely: the public authorities, the social partners, the media, the NGOs, the academic community and the society at large.

Συντεχνία Υπαλλήλων ξενοδοχείων και Κέντρων Αναψυχής (ΣΥΞΚΑ)

Hotel and Catering Establishment Employee’s Trade Union (SYXKA-PEO)

SYXKA-PEO is affiliated to the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (PEO) and is a single-sector union that represents the HORECA sector. SYXKA was founded in 1957 and is one of the largest trade union in the HORECA sector with 13,550 active members. In terms of representation and collective bargaining SYXKA is considered one of the most powerful social partners mainly in the sub-sector of the hotel industry.

ΔΙΟΤΙΜΑ Κέντρο Γυναικείων Μελετών και Ερευνών

Centre for Research on Women’s Issues (CRWI) Diotima.

DIOTIMA Is a non-profit, nongovernmental women’s organisation established at the end of the 1980s through an initiative of a group of women from different academic backgrounds and aiming to sensitize, raise awareness, study and submit proposals to combat gender inequality. Its primary objective is to systematically examine and conduct research on gender inequality and multiple discriminations against women on all levels of social, political and economic life.

Ινστιτούτο Εργασίας Γ.Σ.Ε.Ε.

Labour Institute of the Greek General Confederation of Labour (INE/GSEE).

INE-GSEE was established in 1990 with the aim to systematically contribute to the social and political intervention of the Greek Labour movement based on scientific justification. The strategy of INE/GSEE mainly consists in scientifically supporting the Greek General Confederation of Workers through the elaboration of research and studies on Labour and employees issues.

Confederacao Geral dos trabalhadores Portugueses-Intersindical Nacional (CGTP-IN)

General Confederation of Portuguese Workers-National Inter Trade-Unions (CGTP–IN)

CGTP-IN   is a class-oriented trade union organisation, which recognizes the essential role of class struggle in the historical evolution of mankind and defends the legitimate collective and individual rights, interests and aspirations of the workers. It is the largest trade union confederation in Portugal with approximately 800,000 members.

Επιτροπή Ισότητας των Φύλων στην Απασχόληση και στην Επαγγελματική Εκπαίδευση

Gender Equality Committee in Employment and Vocational Training

Was established under Article 22 of the Law No.205(I)/2002 on “Equal Treatment of Men and Women in Employment and Vocational Training”. The Committee is of tripartite representation appointed by the Minister of Labour and Social Insurance for a two-year period. Within its competencies, apart from its advisory role in relation to the national policy on gender equality at work, it also has a supervisory role in relation to the implementation of the relevant legislation, through the Department of labour of Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance.


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