May 31, 2023

Intersectionality: Just another tool to fight discrimination?

Introduction As a queer woman of color, my identity is linked to intersectionality and intersectional discrimination. I am proud to have different layers in my identity […]
December 7, 2022
Hands reaching for the stars

Towards a new gold standard for Equality Bodies – and equal societies?

Read Tamás Kádár's first reaction to the European Commission’s proposals for new Directives on standards for Equality Bodies
November 3, 2022

Dutch Childcare Allowance Scandal: The importance of investigation powers

What is the childcare allowance scandal? The kinderopvangtoeslag (childcare allowance) is a benefit provided by the Dutch state through a special department of the tax authority […]
August 5, 2022
Mariam Rechchad

Youth at the table: mainstreaming youth voices in policy-making

Mariam Rechchad shares her passion for Standards for Equality Bodies, and her experience at the European Commission's youth policy dialogue on “Equality Bodies that work for all us”.
June 7, 2022
Entertaining Equality: Why Not?

Entertaining Equality: Why Not?

Emotions for the general public I like series. No, wait. I love series. I love how they snuggled into our day-to-day lives silently through the years. […]
May 6, 2022
Lady Justice holding balance

… The one with the reasonable accommodation measures

The CJEU decided last February on the case HR Rail. This case focused on reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities and granted the Court yet another […]
April 29, 2022

Inclusion for the win: European Capitals of Inclusion & Diversity Award

What does it mean to live in Europe today?  While the answers are many and complex, our plurality and common experiences hint at a common purpose: […]
February 3, 2022

The European Year of Youth: How to rally champions for inclusion

By Equinet staff Is there light at the end of the tunnel? After campaigning for rails in 2021, the European Commission and Parliament designated 2022 as […]
January 17, 2022

The path to persuasion: “Be credible. Be clear. Be captivating”

On December 1-2, 2021, Equinet hosted a training to help communication experts from equality bodies countering hate speech on- as well as offline.  The training approached […]
November 30, 2023

Conference: The other side of the law: enforcement of antidiscrimination legislation

This conference took place in person on 12 October following the 2023 Equinet Annual General Meeting. It was aimed at all actors in the enforcement chain […]
October 31, 2023

High-Level Conference: Addressing the need for Common Standards for Equality bodies

This high-level conference took place in person on 14 December in Berlin. It gathered Heads of Policy participants from Equality Bodies, Civil Society Organisations, government representatives, […]
September 13, 2023

Workshop: How can Equality Bodies support de-institutionalization from a multi-ground perspective?

This workshop took place in person on 16 November in Brussels. It was aimed at Equality Bodies’ experts who are playing or may play a role […]
August 27, 2023

Roundtable: The EU Green Deal’s impact on equality. Exploring the role and potential of Equality Bodies

This roundtable took place online on 26 September from 10:00 to 12:45 CET. It was aimed at staff members of Equality Bodies and relevant EU stakeholders […]
July 24, 2023

Training: Intersectionality & Multiple Discrimination – Methods on data collection and measurement, challenges and opportunities

This training took place in person on 16-17 October in Brussels, Belgium. It was aimed at Equality Bodies experts, including members of the Research and Data […]
July 5, 2023

Workshop: Equality Bodies contributing to National Roma Strategic Frameworks

  This workshop took place online on 27 February 2023. It brought together Equality Bodies’ staff, the European Commission, National Authorities, and Civil Society Organisations to […]
July 4, 2023

Protected: Equinet Governance 2023: AGM and Board Elections

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April 17, 2023

Study visit: Role of Equality Bodies in supporting Equality Mainstreaming 

This study visit took place in Bilbao on 22-23 June. It was aimed at Equality Bodies, in particular members of the Equinet Equality Mainstreaming Cluster. Registrations […]
April 14, 2023
24-25 May, Zagreb

Training: Improving Equality Bodies’ media relations

This practical training on improving the media relations of Equality Bodies took place in person in Zagreb on 24-25 May. It was aimed at members of […]