Employees by Sex and Grade within the Administration of the European Parliament
Category A - Junior and Senior Management|
All Categories - an overview for comparison|
Breakdown of Women by DG Date: 31.12.1998
Date: Dec. 1998|
DG I: Presidency; DG II: Committees and Delegations; DG III: Information and Public Relations; DG IV: Research;
DG V: Personnel; DG VI: Administration; DG VII: Translation and General Services; DG VIII: Finance.
|* atypical because of recruitment due to accession of Sweden, Finland, Austria|
The structure established in Parliament to promote equal opportunitiesCOPEC (Joint Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men): the committee which was set up in 1987, is composed of eight members (four nominated by the Appointing Authority and four by the Staff Committee); its tasks are
- To propose all appropriate measures to ensure equal opportunities between men and women and
- To monitor implementation of the measures taken.
Equal Opportunities Unit: the Unit, which was set up in 1992 , comprises two officials (one A and one B official) and its tasks are
- To produce research and statistics providing information on the situation for men and women in the Secretariat
- To advise the Appointing Authority, COPEC and other internal bodies on matters related to the promotion of equal opportunities at the European Parliament (action programmes, amendment of the rules in force, new internal or interinstitutional rules);
- To assist officials who have been discriminated against on the basis of gender
- To keep staff informed about equal opportunities policies and its effects on their working lives.
Since July 1998 the Unit has been attached to the Division for Professional Training and Career Advice, reflecting the priority given by the Secretary-General to equal opportunities in these areas.
Source: Equal Opportunities Unit - Directorate-General for Personnel
Anne Grethe Jantzen, Equal opportunities officer
Jacqueline Martin, Assistant
Equal Opportunities for men and women, Report on trends during the 1994-1999 legislative period and 1998 Report
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