Diversity in Government
Mihi - Nau mai, Haere mai
• Sue O’Shea, Principal Advisor EEO
• Moana Eruera, Senior Advisor EEO &
Crown Entities
Overview
• Diversity in Government
• International picture
• The NZ picture
• Solutions
Diversity in Government
• Making sure government reflects
communities
• Principle of elected officials
representing the pe...
International picture
• 2011 global average 19.5% (women)
• Of 59 countries that held elections in
2011 26 had ‘special me...
Gender diversity in Parliament
Male
Female
67%
33%
Ethnic diversity in Local
Government
Other ethnicities
Māori
NZ European87.3%
6.3%
3.6%
Gender diversity in Local
Government
Male
Female
72%
28%
Ethnic diversity in Parliament
75%
MELAA
Indian
Asian
Pacifica
Māori
NZ European
18%
4%
2%
1%
0%
Diversity and power - Solutions
“Do we want to keep
seeing women in
these leadership
positions?
“If we do, we’re
going to ...
Diversity and power - Solutions
• MMP
• Special measures (Quotas)
• Accommodation
• Supporting diverse people to stand
• P...
Diversity and power - Solutions
• What do you think needs to be done?
Thank you
www.neon.org.nz
www.hrc.co.nz
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Diversity in government

  1. 1. Diversity in Government
  2. 2. Mihi - Nau mai, Haere mai • Sue O’Shea, Principal Advisor EEO • Moana Eruera, Senior Advisor EEO & Crown Entities
  3. 3. Overview • Diversity in Government • International picture • The NZ picture • Solutions
  4. 4. Diversity in Government • Making sure government reflects communities • Principle of elected officials representing the people • Benefit of inclusion of broader views
  5. 5. International picture • 2011 global average 19.5% (women) • Of 59 countries that held elections in 2011 26 had ‘special measures’ • 17 countries had legislated electoral quotas
  6. 6. Gender diversity in Parliament Male Female 67% 33%
  7. 7. Ethnic diversity in Local Government Other ethnicities Māori NZ European87.3% 6.3% 3.6%
  8. 8. Gender diversity in Local Government Male Female 72% 28%
  9. 9. Ethnic diversity in Parliament 75% MELAA Indian Asian Pacifica Māori NZ European 18% 4% 2% 1% 0%
  10. 10. Diversity and power - Solutions “Do we want to keep seeing women in these leadership positions? “If we do, we’re going to have to do something about it, because it won’t just happen of its own accord.
  11. 11. Diversity and power - Solutions • MMP • Special measures (Quotas) • Accommodation • Supporting diverse people to stand • Pipelines
  12. 12. Diversity and power - Solutions • What do you think needs to be done?
  13. 13. Thank you www.neon.org.nz www.hrc.co.nz
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