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United Against Racism

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Diversity is at the heart of who we are. Our rich mix of nationalities, ideas and perspectives make up the fabric of IE University. With students, graduates and professors from more than 160 countries, our campus is a truly international hub.

IE University promotes diversity to ensure a unique experience, enriched by the contributions of students from around the world. Freedom and respect for diversity are inalienable values of our identity. Students, graduates and professors from more than 160 countries nurture an ecosystem rich in visions and ideas.

We stand by our Dean Susana Malcorra‘s statement. Racism, xenophobia and any form of discrimination is unacceptable, and today’s society should be founded under a mindset that strongly embraces tolerance.

“We support all means of peaceful and legal expression that reinforce the fundamental tenet that ‘all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.’ ”

“At IE University we mourn the recent murder of an innocent victim in an act of flagrant injustice and racism. With broken hearts we share the outrage and the pain that this event brings in particular to the family and friends of Mr. George Floyd, and to all those who suffer daily humiliation and are subjected to unfairness and abuse of power for reasons of racism, xenophobia, social standing or any form of discrimination, anywhere in the world.
As human beings, in these difficult times, we must renew our commitment to the realization of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the basis for a more equitable future that will keep us safe from systemic oppression and from the violation of our dignity. We support all means of peaceful and legal expression that reinforce the fundamental tenet that ‘all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.’ ”

As an educational institution, we strongly stand under our value of diversity, now more than ever. At IE University we support every type of diversity we have, and as a global campus, we ensure a safe environment to each and everyone of our members. We’d like to thank our community for caring about such an important topic nowadays, we stand by you today and everyday.

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