European Database: Women in Decision-making

The European Economic and Social Committee

Members' term of office lasts four years, Presidency's two. Changes take place every other year.

From: 15.10.2000   To:                                  Update: 30.01.2001   Female President?  No

Group Female President of the Group Members Women Women in %
Employers No 69 11 15,9
Workers No 79 17 20,2
Various Interests Yes 70 12 17,1
No group affiliation - 1 0 0
Total   219* 40 18,3
* 3 vacant mandates

Sections of the ESC

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Previous Periods of Office:

From: 15.10.1998   To:  15.10.2000     Update: 27.07.2000   Female President?  Yes

Group Female President of the Group Members Women Women in %
Employers No 70 12 17,1
Workers No 80 15 18,8
Various Interests Yes 71 13 18,3
No group affiliation - 1 0 0
Total   222 40 18,0

Sections of the ESC

From: 21.09.1994   To: 22.09.1998   Update:  29.06.1998   Female President?  No

Group Female President of the Group Members Women Women in %
Employers No 67 7 10,4
Workers No 78 13 15,4
Various Interests Yes 73 13 17,8
No group affiliation - 2 1 50,0
Total   220** 33 15,0
** 2 vacant mandates


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