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EIROforum DG Statement marking LGBT STEM Day – 5 July

LGBT STEM Day logoOn the International Day of LGBTQ+ People in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM), the Directors-General and leaders of CERN, EMBL, ESA, ESO, ESRF, European XFEL, EUROfusion and ILL—the eight scientific research and technology organisations of EIROforum—pay a special tribute to the indispensable contributions of LGBTQ+ colleagues in the STEM fields.

Our scientific and technological accomplishments and the collective strength of our organisations emanate from an environment that strongly values and supports a diverse workforce, where discrimination and prejudice are not tolerated.

On the LGBT STEM day, the EIROforum organisations reaffirm their commitment to enabling current and future generations of researchers to contribute to science with their full potential by ensuring equality of treatment and opportunity for all.

Fabiola Gianotti
CERN Director-General
Chair of EIROforum

Please find the signed statement here.