"I am convinced of women\'s potential to make a better Europe. That is why we must work at increasing women\'s participation in the labour market, with equal opportunities in terms of pay and positions and in the political and economic decision-making. For a more prosperous, peaceful Europe, in harmony with its core values."
""Good policy and decision making must take into consideration the perspective of all stakeholders. Women and man are equal stakeholders and consequently equal contributors to the formulation of policies and in decision making. It is important that obstacles for participation of women in policy and decision making are addressed and removed.""