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The Region of Veneto, Department for Human Rights and Gender Policies, organizes on Monday 12 December 2011 from 3 p.m., the Annual Focus 2011 on the topic of Gender Policies.
The initiative, titled “Il Veneto delle donne. Politiche, Opportunità, Innovazioni”, will take place in Venice, at the Conference Hall of Palazzo Grandi Stazioni of the Region, based in fondamenta Santa Lucia.
On the occasion of the initiative, the delivery ceremony of the Prize “Veneto per la Pace e la Solidarietà tra i Popoli”, will be held. The Prize has been assigned to the surgeon professor Ornella Milanesi for the project to combat congenital heart disease within the Department of Pediatrics and Obstetrics of the Orota Referral Hospital in Asmara (Eritrea), implemented with the joint efforts of the University of Padua, the Hospital of Padua and the association "Un cuore Un mondo Padova", and patronized by the Region of Veneto.