Petition No 1132/2020 by Celia Arroyo Lopez (Spanish) on the creation of a specific EU organ to prevent harassment in academia  
Petition data  

1132/2020

Summary title: Petition No 1132/2020 by Celia Arroyo Lopez (Spanish) on the creation of a specific EU organ to prevent harassment in academia

Petition number: 1132/2020

Topics: Employment,  Justice,  Education,  Fraud and Corruption,  Research and Innovation

Country: European Union

Petitioner data  

Name: Celia Arroyo López

Petition Summary  

The petitioner deplores the lack of guidelines addressing harassment in higher education and in the research and innovation sector. She calls for the establishment of a European Office and Ombudsman for Academic and Research Matters which would provide supervision, provide information to victims of harassment through the provision of resources, raise awareness of harassment and the ways that it can be tackled, and provide training for institutions about good practices.