December 7, 2018
Being Black in the EU - Tena Šimonović Einwalter speaking

Equinet on the Move: Equality Body representation at European level

There have been a range of important events taking place at in Brussels over the past few weeks, focusing on democracy in the EU, being black in Europe, legal developments at EU level and tackling discrimination against Muslims in the EU. Equinet was there, representing the expert voice of equality bodies to advance equality in Europe.
November 16, 2018

Equinet adopts new Strategic Plan and annual Work Plan, expands the network further

On 7 November 2018, the General Assembly of Equinet Members met in Brussels for the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM). This year’s AGM was highlighted by the adoption of Equinet's Strategic Plan for 2019-2022 and 2019 Work Plan, as well as by the expansion of the Network to three new members.
October 24, 2018
Plenary session at the FRF

Equinet Promoting Equality at the Fundamental Rights Forum 2018

Equinet and member equality bodies participated in the Fundamental Rights Agency's bi-annual Fundamental Rights Forum (FRF) in Vienna from 25-27 September 2018. The FRF is a unique space for dialogue on the pressing human rights challenges in the EU, and offers an opportunity to engage in new conversations and shape critical human rights agendas.
October 22, 2018
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Equinet speaks at OSCE Conference on Combatting Intolerance and Discrimination: Focus on Religion or Belief

The OSCE high-level conference took place in Rome on 22 October and was an opportunity to discuss good practices related to addressing racism, xenophobia, gender, anti-Semitism and intolerance against Muslims, Christians and members of other religions, as well as challenges related to discriminatory practices, which continue to be a concern across the OSCE region. Tena Šimonović Einwalter, Equinet Chair, represented the Network on panel discussing ""Intolerance and discrimination, with a focus on discrimination based on religion or belief".
September 25, 2018

Equinet participating at the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2018

Equinet attended the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), in Warsaw, Poland.
August 31, 2018

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

Location: Riga, Latvia On 3-4 October 2018, the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) and the European Network of Equality Bodies’ (Equinet) host a training event for equality bodies and National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) on the Engagement of the article 33(2) Independent Monitoring Mechanisms (IMMs) with the UNCRPD Committee and Disabled Persons’ Organisations (DPOs). The aim of the training session is to increase and support strategic capacity of equality bodies and NHRIs to engage with the UNCRPD Committee and DPOs.
August 29, 2018
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Equinet Annual General Meeting 2018

The General Assembly of Equinet Members will meet for the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Brussels, Belgium on 7 November, and bring together heads and senior management representatives from all Equinet member and observer national equality bodies.
August 29, 2018

Equinet Annual General Meeting 2018

The General Assembly of Equinet Members will meet for the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Brussels, Belgium on 7 November, and bring together heads and senior management representatives from all Equinet member and observer national equality bodies.
June 4, 2018

Townhall Discussion on Anti-Discrimination and Equality Law in Europe. Draft “Horizontal Directive”: Next Steps to Advance the Debate

On 31 May in Brussels, the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner - Europe Regional Office (UNOHCHR Europe) and Equinet, European Network of Equality Bodies coorganised a Town Hall Discussion on advancing anti-discrimination and equality law in Europe.