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November 17, 2020
Date: 1 December 2020 Time: 14:00 – 16:15 CET Online with Zoom Meetings This capacity-building webinar aims to enable equality bodies to more effectively engage with […]
November 16, 2020
During the past years, equality bodies all over Europe have increased their efforts to protect the rights of transgender persons, and are lately intensifying also the […]
November 9, 2020
On 14 October 2020 (14:00 – 16:00 CET) Equinet will organize an online roundtable, together with MEP Alice Bah Kuhnke, on the future of equality legislation in Europe. The primary objective will be to discuss the EU legal framework for equality and its implementation as well as advancing the adoption of the Horizontal Directive.
November 9, 2020
On 22 October 2020, Equinet will organise, together with the Institute of Women and for Equal Opportunities in Spain, an online roundtable to create space for discussion on breaking the cycle of women in poverty. Register by 14 October!
October 16, 2020
On 16 October, representatives of European equality bodies met online to adopt the 2021 Workplan and attend to other administrative issues of the Network. Workplan 2021 […]
September 25, 2020
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September 21, 2020
The Equinet Equality Law Working Group has been working during the last year towards contributing to developing the European Court of Human Rights' (ECtHR) jurisprudence, including increased analysis of article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and issues that are at the cutting edge of equality law and theory. This blog post presents the results of this work.
September 10, 2020
In order to identify how equality bodies could best contribute to developing European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) jurisprudence, the Equinet Equality Law Working Group monitored Article 14 cases to identify those that are directly relevant to equality and non-discrimination and the work of equality bodies. Read their findings in our Compendium
July 29, 2020
Equinet has submitted its first third-party intervention before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in the case of Franc TOPLAK v. Slovenia and Iztok MRAK v. Slovenia. This is the first time that the Court will decide on the merits of a case regarding the structural problem of physical accessibility to polling stations regarding persons with disabilities, and the positive duties States have to ensure effective accessibility.