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
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
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Equality Bodies & SDGs: Equinet at the UN High Level Political Forum 2019

Thanks to the support of the Danish Institute for Human Rights, Policy Officer Moana Genevey will be attending the HLPF throughout the week. She will be speaking at 2 events at the UN General Headquarters, and Equinet is a partner in two other events as well.
July 4, 2019

Seminar: Tackling Ageism and Age Discrimination against Older People

Our capacity building seminar entitled "Tackling Age Discrimination against Older Persons: Building Bridges between Equality Bodies & Older Persons’ Organisations”, co-organized with AGE Platform Europe, took place in Berlin on 27-28 June.
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 […]
April 2, 2019
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Key Learnings on Narrative Building and Story Telling

Diversity is Tasty! Someone should do something – YOU are someone! Everyone deserves love! Hate is easy. Try harder! One under the sun! As champions of equality and defenders of […]
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

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 […]