Managing Diversity in practise, European Commission DG JUST “Summary of the day and moderating workshop results”

Held within the European Commission’s project ‘Support for voluntary initiatives promoting diversity management at the workplace across the EU’, the High Level Event took place on 31 October 2012 in Vienna under the patronage of the Austrian State Secretary for Integration, Mr. Sebastian Kurz, and hosted by the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber and the Vienna Economic Chamber.The High Level Event took place in form of an interactive conference with the objective to launch a discussion on the valuation of differences as to induce inclusion and promote growth in the EU. As part of the event, a series of workshops had been organised, promoting a dialogue on a variety of issues, including demographic change, diversity in the public sector, diversity benefits for SMEs, and challenges of cultural diversity. It also highlighted diversity tools, such as diversity reporting, inclusion measurement, DIVE and FEED instruments and Platform enlarge.