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 […]
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 […]
February 20, 2019

Conference on Poverty and Discrimination: Two sides of the same coin

Background Combating poverty is a key undertaking of the European Union in the field of economic and social rights. This is reflected not only in the […]
February 20, 2019

Poverty and discrimination: two sides of the same coin

Joined by keynote speaker David Stanton T.D., Irish Minister of State for Justice, experts representing the UN OHCHR, European Fundamental Rights Agency, European Committee of Social […]
February 20, 2019

Reclaiming the debate on human rights

Watch the seminar here. Joint Statement A joint statement was published by the organisers who committed to improving their public communication to successfully promote and protect […]
February 20, 2019

8 March: International Women’s Day 2018

8 March is International Women’s Day and is generally marked by a more prominent focus on gender equality issues. In order to make information more accessible, […]