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Press conference by Evelyn REGNER (S&D, AT), FEMM, Lara WOLTERS (S&D, NL), JURI and Helena DALLI, European Commissioner for Equality on the Outcome of Women on boards trilogue

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The provisional agreement reached on Tuesday night on the draft legislation aims to ensure gender parity on boards of publicly listed companies in the EU. At least 40% of non-executive directors should be women. The so-called “Women on Boards” Directive aims to introduce transparent recruitment procedures in companies, so that at least 40% of non-executive director posts or 33% of all director posts are occupied by the under-represented sex. Evelyn REGNER (S&D, AT), FEMM, Lara WOLTERS (S&D, NL), JURI and Helena DALLI, European Commissioner for Equality speak to the press following the conclusion of the trilogue.

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