Gender & Diversity Management Policy
Last update: January 2023
CESIE affirms its belief in gender equality which is a core value of the EU, a fundamental right and key principle of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EU Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025); in LGBTIQ+ inclusive societies (in line with the EU LGBTIQ Equality strategy 2020-2025), in importance to ensure rights of persons with disabilities (in accordance to EU Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030), its effort towards the world without any types of discrimination (referring to the EU anti-racism action plan 2020-2025) and at more inclusive and diverse societies (Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps Inclusion and Diversity Strategy 2021).
CESIE is committed to the rightful and respectful management of diversity. The present policy shows the commitment to taking proactive steps to respect human dignity and uphold diversity in all its forms in CESIE’s initiatives and facilities. Particularly, the Gender Equality and Diversity Management Policy aims to overcome structural discrimination and create a more diverse, inclusive, gender-balanced CESIE that works for all its staff and target groups. It includes recommendations related to hiring, capacity building and retention, inclusive working environment and special measures, as well as gender mainstreaming and diversity recommendations for communication, representation and design, management and implementation of projects.
All staff and external collaborators working at CESIE shall respect the present policy.