“PIt is the first time since Portugal’s accession to the European Union that it has neither director nor deputy director general. We have to work on a national action plan to combat this underrepresentation,” he said.
The official said that “the problem is not as serious in the European Parliament as it is in the Commission and the European Council”.
Tiago Antune, who is during a seminar that the European Parliament promotes it with Portuguese journalists, referring to the situation in Ukraine, advanced as “very clear priority to combat the deficit of representation of the Portuguese in community institutions”.
“It is training for those who enter, and it helps our employees who are already arriving at the main institutions. , he advanced.
According to Tiago Antunes, Portugal is “very under-represented in the European Commission, in all categories compared to what would be the ideal quota of employees”.
“There is a clear objective, which the Commission itself recognizes, in fact, geographically to be fulfilled. We practically do not have people who occupy the most prominent positions and reinforced it.
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