Equinet Activities

September 4, 2019
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What to do after #MeToo? Equality bodies combatting sexual harassment at work

On 24 October, Equinet and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights are organising a conference on the role and potential of equality bodies designing and implementing policies to eradicate sexual harassment.
August 9, 2019

Call for Proposals: Evaluation

Do you have experience in providing evaluations of European Networks in order for them to improve their functioning and identify how they are doing in achieving […]
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.
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.
June 28, 2019

International and regional actors issue joint statement in support of Polish Commissioner for Human Rights

International and regional actors have released a joint statement in support of the Office of the Polish Commissioner for Human Rights (RPO), reiterating their support of the […]
June 19, 2019

Good Practice Exchange on standards for equality bodies

On 18-19 June, the European Commission, together with the Swedish Government organised a good practice exchange seminar to start exploring and building a shared understanding of […]