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 25, 2019

Equality Bodies countering Ethnic Profiling

Equinet's Factsheet and Compendium of Promising Practices highlight the necessity to end ethnic profiling by law enforcement in Europe and the essential role of equality bodies in combatting this ineffective practice and promoting fair policing.
July 18, 2019
Tamás Kádár speaking into a microphone

The legal standing of equality bodies

In this article for the European equality law review 2019/1, Equinet's Deputy Director Tamás Kádár analyses the legal standing of equality bodies with a particular focus on Belgium, Romania and Sweden. The article explores different forms of legal standing as well as the different ways in which equality bodies have used their standing to ensure effective enforcement of the EU non-discrimination directives
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
Poster for HLPF, 2 schoolgirls walk by in front of it

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.
May 23, 2019

Equinet Highlights 2018

Our annual report for 2018 allows us to look back at our work during the past year and showcase the broad spectrum of support to national […]
May 14, 2019

Combatting Discrimination and Hate speech in Election Campaigns

Equinet Recommendation Ahead of European Parliament elections in 2019, as well as continuous elections happening at local, regional and national level around Europe, Equinet has developed […]
April 24, 2019
Human and Robot hand shake

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 […]
March 22, 2019

Equality Bodies contributing to the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development Goals

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals it encompasses reflect an important and ambitious global policy framework for human development. This agenda is to be pursued […]