The Finnish ambassador to the EU (l) has mostly female staff (Photo: WIP)

Women in EU institutions get own 'caucus'

The Italian ambassador to the EU, Stefano Sannino, is a busy man. These are the last weeks of the Italian chairmanship of the council of ministers, and there are several files that need to be wrapped up, particularly the poisonous budget talks for next year.

And yet on Tuesday (2 December) evening, Sannino made time for a soft-policy event at his private residence: the launch of an inter-institutional women's caucus to promote gender equality in the EU institutions.

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