June 25, 2018
According to a 2015 Eurobarometer survey, around 12% of people in Europe consider themselves at risk of discrimination. In fact, any person in Europe could potentially fall victim to this injustice, write Birgit Van Hout from the regional representative for Europe of the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) and Tena Šimonović Einwalter from Equinet.
June 12, 2018
A new programme by Fundación Secretariado Gitano (FSG) addresses inequality of Roma women from an integral approach. 25 Roma professionals women will work for the programme, which will be developed in 28 cities. CALÍ complements the FSG´s programmes developed with the support of the European Social Fund: Acceder (professional training and employment) and Promociona (education).
June 8, 2018
The 2017 Report on the application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights highlights that while 2017 was a year of challenges for fundamental rights, the structures and tools in place to make sure the rights of the Charter are a reality have been functioning. Further support to the respect and promotion of fundamental rights, the rule of law and democracy, including the support for a free and vibrant civil society, will remain central in 2018.
June 6, 2018
On 6 June, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published its Fundamental Rights Report 2018. This year the Report explores how a rights-based approach towards respect for older people is starting to happen.
May 29, 2018
This is the fifth annual report on the state of democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Europe by Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe. The five chapters look at the key building blocks of democratic security: efficient, impartial and independent judiciaries; freedom of expression; freedom of assembly and freedom of association; democratic institutions; and inclusive societies.
May 14, 2018
The 2018 Rainbow Europe package, launched by ILGA-Europe on 14 May, provides real evidence that progress on LGBTI equality law and policy is slowing down in Europe.