International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
Director of the Equality Department
Paola Simonetti is the Director of the Equality Department at the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). Her work is aimed at ensuring that people can work and live in conditions characterized by equality, dignity and justice. In this position she leads trade unions actions in key areas such as economic integration of women, fighting gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work and organising against discrimination and exclusion of marginalized workers. Ms. Simonetti promotes trade unions engagement on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at national, regional and global levels with multilateral institutions such as the UN, ILO, OECD, and the EU, as well as, with Civil Society Organizations’ networks.