Our Diversity Commitments

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As a public institution, AFD must be exemplary in terms of diversity and inclusion, which is why we ensure that fundamental principles of non-discrimination are respected.

The AFNOR certification has recognized these commitments by awarding us the diversity and professional equality labels. Our recruitment policy is based on equal treatment (considering each candidate in the same way, using objective and independent criteria), and equal opportunities (recognizing each individual in order to value individual differences).

AFD promotes the integration and career development of workers with disabilities, young workers and seniors, and promotes professional equality between men and women.

AFD is also vigilant about the inclusion of LGBT + professionals.
  • Our institution pays special attention to the coherence between the external commitments it makes to its clients, partners and the general public, and its internal operating practices. It endeavors to be a reflection of society. A work community is based on everyone’s talent and differences. A well-managed policy and practice of diversity means promoting the expression of ideas, which are sources of innovation. AFD draws on this to enhance its performance and the personal development of its employees.  
  • We work in more than 110 countries on an increasingly varied number of issues. It is therefore essential to understand the cultural, social, human, historical and political issues involved in our development activities. The legitimacy of our operations and therefore the quality of our projects depends on this. Our performance in other words, must be operational and economic, but also social.

Within the framework of AFD’s equality policy and its commitment to combat discrimination of all kinds, all applicants who have replied to job offers have the possibility of submitting any claims they might have relating to the selection and recruitment procedure by registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt to the following address:

51 rue Bonaparte

The claim must be duly substantiated and will be the subject of a confidential appraisal. A written response will be sent to the address you provided within a period of 5 weeks as of receipt of the registered letter.

The information supplied to Allodiscrim will be processed for the sole purpose of managing the claim. You may exercise your right to access and rectify this information via your point of contact at allodiscrim.fr.



AFD is actively involved in the professional integration of people with disabilities. It has strengthened this commitment by signing an agreement based on four priorities:

  • The recruitment of new employees with disabilities
  • The retention in employment of people with disabilities by implementing measures to adapt workstations
  • Training for people with disabilities to ensure their employability throughout their career
  • Communication and awareness-raising among all managers and employees about disability issues

Professional equality

Ensuring professional equality is an integral part of AFD Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility Policy. AFD’s commitment to professional equality is implemented across the board, from recruitment to remuneration, and includes combating stereotypes, sexist behavior and harassment, as well as taking seriously issues such as parenthood and family life. 



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Gender Equality Index