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The unbearable whiteness of the European Union institutions

By Sarah Chander, Advocacy Officer at the European Network Against Racism

In terms of diversity policies targeting the internal workforce of the EU institutions, race is coming up short. What is the capacity of the EU institutions to ensure racial equality in their workforce? Can the institutions mirror efforts in the field of gender equality? If not, why not? The implications of this oversight for the struggle for equality within the EU are significant.

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