July 8, 2019

Why will European Equality Bodies be represented at the UN High Level Political Forum?

New York, 8 July 2019. It has been four years since the U.N. released the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, an ambitious plan for global change divided in 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Every year, the progress made by governments to achieve the SDGs is closely monitored at the UN High Level Political Forum
August 7, 2019
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Czech Republic: Monitoring of Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2018

On 1 January 2018, the Public Defender of Rights became a monitoring body under the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This report summarises the first year of activities in this capacity. The report informs about the topics they dealt with, first findings and also the awareness-raising activities inextricably associated with the role of monitoring bodies.
July 22, 2019

Czech Republic: LGBT people suffer discrimination 3x more than general public

The results are out of the Czech Ombudswoman & Prague Pride Association's survey among lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans people in the Czech Republic.
July 9, 2019

Declaration on the Role of Equality Bodies: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Equality and non-discrimination are deeply embedded in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
July 5, 2019

Good Practice Exchange on Standards for Equality Bodies – View from Hungary

2019-07-05 The sub-group of the High Level Group on Anti-Discrimination, Equality and Diversity met on 18-19 June 2019 in Stockholm. The meeting was chaired by the […]
June 25, 2019

Unia Annual Report 2018: Reconnecting with Human Rights

On 24 June, Unia published its annual report for the year 2018 giving a detailed analysis of progresses in the field of equality as well as new and remaining challenges.
June 24, 2019

Annual Reports 2018

independent equality bodies are key players in the achievement of equality and the fight against racism and intolerance. Equality bodies across Europe carefully document their work […]
June 24, 2019

Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Annual Report 2018

Significant legal interventions across direct provision, disability rights and housing. 1,711 concerns raised by public to the Commission – disability discrimination remains the highest area of […]
June 19, 2019

Malta: Annual Report 2018

2018 comprised a number of events related to equality and nondiscrimination that saw the National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE) in the forefront, making […]
June 19, 2019

EHRC: New Strategic Plan 2019-2022

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published it's new strategy for the next three years, laying out ambitious objectives to achieve in the field of equality in Great Britain.