This week began the summer course of the UNED "Equality and Agenda 2030" in Dénia. The fight against poverty, inequalities, discrimination based on sex, social inclusion, security and citizen coexistence, among many other aspects, have been treated from different perspectives in this course.
The course presented by the director of the center, Raquel Martí, welcomed the in-person and online attendees through the UNED platform that together with Consuelo de Val Cid, also director of the Chair of Equality and Agenda 2030 UNED Dénia, thanked them for being present.
Raquel Martí, commented on the importance of this course: "The 2030 agenda, the sustainable development objectives and this objective No. 5 that is transversal and that is so important in each and every one of these 17 objectives."
The course director and speaker, Consuelo de Val Cid, together with Paloma Durán and Lalaguna have been the first speakers to open the course. De Val, in his presentation entitled 'Effects of the pandemic on the 2030 agenda', intends to address the brake that the COVID-19 pandemic has meant for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals: In SDGs related to Equality in general, and gender equality in particular, I will talk about the slowdown and decline of the same in different areas, especially important for women (education, access to the labor market, health, work-life balance family and work), without failing to mention other aspects directly related to the most vulnerable groups, in which women suffer a double precariousness ”.
The course director also added that it has been an honor to return to Dénia after 17 years and also that this course has been a preview of the presentation of the Chair of Equality and Agenda 2030 UNED Dénia.