Equinet Activities

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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 21, 2019

Equinet Highlights 2017

Over the past ten years, the Equinet Network has been working hard to strengthen the vital work of equality bodies as equality champions, and provide a […]
February 21, 2019

EC Roadmap & Consultation on Standards for Equality Bodies

Problem the initiative aims to tackle In order to ensure the effective application of the EU’s equal treatment legislation in practice, the Racial Equality Directive (2000/43/EC) […]
February 21, 2019

8 April: International Roma Day

Equinet work on Roma An Equinet survey of its members in 2009 found that across the European Union, a high level of unequal treatment and exclusion […]
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, […]