8th of March statement. ACER reiterates its zero-tolerance policy on sexual harassment

08/03/2018

​ACER is committed to provide a safe and professionally-stimulating working environment to all its employees and to ensuring that all staff members are provided with the same opportunities and are treated equally irrespective of their gender.

​In this context and in its strive to protect the dignity of all its employees, ACER also commits to zero tolerance towards violence of any kind, including gender-based violence and sexual harassment. Evidence shows that women suffer these scourges much more often than men. The Agency makes clear to staff that violence and harassment in the workplace are never acceptable and will be addressed effectively and in accordance with existing laws. 

Besides gender, ACER is committed to provide equal opportunities and treatment irrespective of race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age or sexual orientation.