April 16, 2024

Gender Equality and Climate Change Mitigation: How Can the Two Go Hand in Hand?

Introduction Gender equality and climate change mitigation are two of the most pressing global challenges of our time. While these issues may seem unrelated on the […]
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 […]
March 25, 2024

UNIA, The Interfederal Centre for Equal Opportunities, in Belgium guaranteeing an equal green transition

Policies that counter climate change must include an equality dimension to avoid exacerbating existing inequalities. Equality Bodies ensure that the green transition is fully inclusive and […]
December 19, 2023

Mini-Webinars on AI and Gender Equality

In 2024, Equinet will organise two webinars taking place online on 25 June and 25 September 2024. They are aimed at Experts from Equinet’s Artificial Intelligence Working Group […]
December 7, 2023

Seminar – The Impact of Climate Change and Climate Policies on Equality and Anti-Discrimination

This seminar will take place in hybrid format (Location TBD) on 20-21 November 2024. It is aimed at Equality Bodies, as well as, European policy-makers and other […]
December 7, 2023

Conference – Equality Bodies and the Role of Sport in the Fight against Discrimination

This conference will take place in person in Rome, Italy on 8 November 2024. It is aimed at Equality Bodies, as well as, EU institutions, national […]
December 7, 2023

Workshop – Equality Bodies and Racialised Communities’ Access to Healthcare

This workshop will take place online on 27 September 2024. It is aimed at Equality Bodies, as well as, EU institutions, national authorities, NRCPs. Registration will […]
December 7, 2023

Conference – Equality-Proofing AI Systems: Equality Bodies Rising to the Challenge

 This conference will take place in person in Brussels in December 2024. It is aimed at Equality Bodies experts on AI and equality. Please note that this […]
December 7, 2023

Seminar – Equality Bodies Using Situation Testing

This seminar will take place in person in Vilnius, Lithuania on 3-4 June 2024. It is aimed at Staff members of Equality Bodies using or considering […]
December 7, 2023

Training – Equality Bodies Providing their Expert Opinion in Courts

This training will take place in person in Dublin, Ireland on 17-18 April 2024. It is aimed at National Equality Bodies experts, concretely members of the […]
December 7, 2023

Mini-Workshops on Standards for Equality Bodies

Throughout 2024, Equinet will host a series of three mini-workshops.They are aimed primarily at the senior management of Equality Bodies. The mini-workshops will take place on: […]