Saskia RaveslootParis School of International Affairs · Politics
Lecturer Sciences Po Paris - courses on gender equality, sexual orientation and gender identities. Founder SARACO.
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Dr Ravesloot is the founder of Saraco and oversees the organisation’s strategic engagements. She brings over 30 years of experience in the development field, with a particular focus on gender and human rights. She has worked for bilateral and multilateral organisations. Her expertise spans all phases of project and programme management, as well as gender mainstreaming, policy analysis and action plans, gender-responsive budgeting, multilateral coordination and evidence-based advocacy.
The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council brings all 193 UN Members States together periodically to mutually assess their human rights records against the benchmark of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and its core human rights treaties. The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) started in 2008 and is organised in cycles of four and a h...
With the adoption in 2013 of the Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) for all new regulation to be submitted to the Council of Ministers, Belgium made headway in improving the quality of government regulation through administrative simplification. The Kafka Test since 2004 and the SDIA (Sustainable Development Impact Assessment) since 2007, the eye-c...
Zij-Kant, the progressive women’s movement in Belgium, together with ABVV, the Socialist National Trade Union Federation, first claimed Equal Pay Day in Belgium as a brand. The initiative convinced, together with the Belgian Institute for the equality of women and men, the Parliament to pass a new law on Equal Pay in 2012. While the Institute provi...
As the co-lead of the Gender Expert Group of Learn4Dev, I'm preparing a concept note on the topic 'Gender and migration from a human rights -based approach, in the setting of International Cooperation'. The concept note will be the input for a Joint Learning Event to be organised in 2017.