Events

May 23, 2019
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Seminar: Tackling Ageism and Age Discrimination against Older People

Date: 27-28 June 2019Location: Berlin, Germany Equinet is organising a capacity building seminar entitled “Tackling Age Discrimination against Older Persons: Building Bridges between Equality Bodies & […]
April 24, 2019
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Call for Proposals: Equality, Artificial Intelligence and Algorithmic Discrimination

Equinet invites experts to put forward their proposals for a study on the equality implications of artificial intelligence and the role of equality bodies in the […]
April 17, 2019

Fighting Discrimination on the Ground of Age in the EU presented at UN

UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing Age discrimination is widespread in European societies and it can affect people at all stages of life, in employment as […]
February 21, 2019
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Equinet Events 2018

BUILDING CAPACITY AND PEER SUPPORT OF EQUALITY BODIES Providing and facilitating peer support and sharing expertise for the staff of equality bodies are key factors in […]
February 21, 2019

Equinet Conference: Investing in Equality

Background Equality, together with respect for human dignity and for human rights, non-discrimination, tolerance, and gender equality, is a founding value of the European Union. One […]
February 21, 2019

Training: Engaging with the UNCRPD Committee and Disabled Persons’ Organisations

What is Article 33(2)? The 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities the Convention (hereafter “the Convention”) and its Optional Protocol are the […]
February 21, 2019

Not on Our Watch! Equality Bodies fighting Hate Speech

During the seminar, we looked at developing a common understanding of hate speech. Our first keynote speaker, Dr. Tarlach McGonagle, outlined the multiple levels of complexity […]
February 21, 2019

Seminar – Tackling discrimination and ensuring protection for carers in Europe

What is dismissal protection ? Unfair dismissal is when an employer terminates an employee’s employment for reasons that are not fair in law or in a […]
February 21, 2019

Equinet Seminar – Tackling Age Discrimination against Young People

Background Despite deepening inequalities of young people in relation to the right to education, high levels of unemployment, the wait for a first quality job and […]