The "United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" is a global initiative to help the world achieve more sustainability and equality. Accordingly, Eurostat, the EU's statistical office, has evaluated and examined the European Union's performance towards implementing and achieving these goals.
A quarter of all global lawmakers are women but the International Parliamentary Union has warned that progress towards gender parity is slowing amid significant "pushback"
Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen has revealed the list of the new commissioners nominated by the member states. She will announce the portfolios on Tuesday, that every commissioner will receive.
EU leaders have broken the glass ceiling in naming two women to the bloc's top jobs but questions remain over whether they and their two male colleagues can rise to the challenges ahead