Equinet Activities

Equinet is committed to providing a safe environment for its employees, members, and external partners/guests, free from harassment on any ground. Equinet operates a zero-tolerance policy for any form of harassment taking place during its events, treats all incidents respectfully, confidentially and seriously, and promptly react to all allegations of harassment. Read our Safer Spaces Policy for Equinet events here.
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 […]
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 […]
March 19, 2019

Equality Bodies and Equinet – Promoting Equality in Europe

Equinet Brochure 2019 What are equality bodies? Why do we need them? What challenges do they face? This brochure aims to raise awareness about the role of […]
March 19, 2019
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How are Equality Bodies fighting Discrimination on the Ground of Age?

Discrimination on the ground of age is widespread in European societies and it can affect people at all stages of life, in employment as well as […]
February 21, 2019

5 May: European Independent Living Day

On 5th May, disabled people* from all over Europe celebrate the European Independent Living Day. It is a day of solidarity and an opportunity to celebrate […]
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 […]