Dalli: ‘There is structural racism also inside the Commission’

By |junij 29th, 2020|equality, Helena Dalli, LGTB, News, Racism, women rights|

Helena Dalli is the first European Commissioner for Equality, an issue to which she dedicated a big part of her life. In an interview with EURACTIV, she said that racism is “alive” in Europe, and called for "thinking 'out of the box'" to address the structural biases inside the Commission.

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Gabriel: Women ‘continue to face obstacles’ in tech sector

By |maj 14th, 2020|Digital Europe, equality, gender equality, Mariya Gabriel, News, Women, women in tech|

Tech firms in Europe are 'losing out' on a wide range of talent and diversity due to their reluctance to hire women across all levels of management, the EU Commissioner for Innovation and Research, Mariya Gabriel has said.

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Jourova: Excluding women from top companies’ boards is economically stupid

By |marec 6th, 2020|ENGIE, equality, European Commission, France, gender issues, gender parity, News, Roman Polanski, Věra Jourová, violence against women|

While the European Commission has just presented its Gender Equality Strategy, European Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency Věra Jourová insisted in an interview with EURACTIV France that the fight against stereotypes and violence against women must continue.

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Commissioner hearings LIVE: Reynders/Dalli/Ferreira

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|cohesion, commissioner hearings, Didier Reynders, Elisa Ferreira, equality, Helena Dalli, justice, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

On Wednesday (2 October), the European Parliament's committees will be holding hearings with Commissioner-designates Didier Reynders (Belgium, Justice), Helena Dalli (Malta, Equality) and Elisa Ferreira (Portugal, Cohesion and Reforms).

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Commissioner hearings LIVE: Reynders/Dalli/Ferreira

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|cohesion, commissioner hearings, Didier Reynders, Elisa Ferreira, equality, Helena Dalli, justice, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

On Wednesday (2 October), the European Parliament's committees will be holding hearings with Commissioner-designates Didier Reynders (Belgium, Justice), Helena Dalli (Malta, Equality) and Elisa Ferreira (Portugal, Cohesion and Reforms).

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Time to adopt the Equal Treatment Directive

By |junij 25th, 2018|Equal Treatment Directive, equality, European Commission, human rights, News, non-discrimination|

According to a 2015 Eurobarometer survey, around 12% of people in Europe consider themselves at risk of discrimination. In fact, any person in Europe could potentially fall victim to this injustice, write Birgit Van Hout and Tena Šimonović Einwalter.

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Europe fair, but room for improvement- Eurobarometer

By |april 25th, 2018|Equal opportunities, equality, Eurobarometer, European pillar of social rights, inequalities, Joint Research Centre, News|

Europeans generally see their society as fair, particularly in Scandinavia, but income gap, which has increased greatly, was singled out as an issue of concern, according to a Eurobarometer survey. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Andriukaitis: National health systems need ‘fundamental reform’

By |november 24th, 2017|access, childhood obesity, Chronic disease, COPD, equality, healthcare access, healthcare systems, News, obesity, prevention, smoking|

EU countries could save money and lives by increasing investment in disease prevention and health promotion, the European Commission said on Thursday (23 November), stressing that good health policy requires political will across all sectors.

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Europe’s excluded are falling through the cracks of healthcare

By |november 8th, 2017|Austerity, equality, Françoise Sivignon, Health, healthcare access, inequality, Medecins du monde, News|

Whether it is an elderly German man who lost his job or a young boy that reached Europe fleeing war at home, Europe’s excluded are falling through the cracks of healthcare systems, writes Médecins du Monde.

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Commission strives to reach 40% women in management by end of mandate

By |julij 19th, 2017|equality, equality in the workplace, gender equality, gender inequality, LGBTI, News|

The European Commission has come up with new measures on Wednesday (19 June) to reach the target of having 40% of women in top positions by the end of its mandate in 2019.

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