October 29, 2020

Where are the Women?

A look into gender equality in the European Union institutions

Teri Schultz and Larysa Lacko discuss the issue of gender equality in the European Union institutions with Cristina Gallach, Spanish Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Ibero-America and the Caribbean, Christian Leffler, the former Deputy Secretary General for Economic and Global Issues and retired Swedish diplomat, and Corinna Horst, Deputy Director of the Brussels Office of the German Marshall Fund.

In this episode, they address EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell’s recent decisions to fill three out of four high level jobs in the EEAS with men. This led Corinna Horst to write and publish an open letter to EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell. There is a long way to go to reach gender equality in staffing in EU institutions – the group discusses ideas on how to do this.

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This episode features:

Teri Schultz

Teri Schultz

WIIS Brussels Steering Committee Member

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Larysa Lacko

Larysa Lacko

WIIS Brussels Steering Committee Member

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Cristina Gallach

Cristina Gallach

WIIS Brussels Honorary President

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Christian Leffler

Christian Leffler

WIIS Brussels Advisory Committee Member

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Corinna Hörst

Corinna Hörst

WIIS Brussels Steering Committee member

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Music: Free from copyright
Production: Free Range Productions, Florence Ferrando

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