Equinet Activities

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March 23, 2022
quinet Workshop: Equality bodies contributing to national equality strategies – focus on NAPARs and Roma strategic frameworks

Workshop: Equality bodies contributing to national equality strategies – focus on NAPARs and Roma strategic frameworks

This workshop was held 14 April, aimed at equality body staff, representatives of EU institutions & national authorities, and relevant civil society organisations. The event discussed the role […]
March 22, 2022
Expanding the List of Protected Grounds withing Anti-Discrimination Law in the EU

Expanding the List of Protected Grounds within Anti-Discrimination Law in the EU: An Equinet Report

Expanding the List of Protected Grounds within Anti-Discrimination Law in the EU is an Equinet report which attempts to answer whether and how the expansion of […]
March 22, 2022
L to r: Miha Lobnik, Valerie Fontaine, Robert Gajda,, Lars Arrhenius, Rhoda Garland, Rainer Hiltunen, Silvia Porubanova. Missing in photo: Tena Simonovic Einwalter and Laurence Bond

New Executive Board meets for first time in Brussels

Elected at the Equinet AGM in November 2021 and following a first fruitful online meeting kicking off their mandate in mid-December, the new Equinet Executive Board […]
March 21, 2022

Tackling Institutional Racism: Realising the Potential of Equality Bodies

Tackling Institutional Racism: Realising the Potential of Equality Bodies is an Equinet perspective which looks at the definitions of institutional racism, the ways in which equality […]
March 4, 2022
Rebuilding a fairer Europe after Covid-19 by extending protection against discrimination to new grounds

Roundtable: Rebuilding a fairer Europe after Covid-19 by extending protection against discrimination to new grounds

This roundtable was held 30 March from 10:00 to 12:30 CET and was aimed at equality bodies staff and relevant legislators and policymakers at European and […]
March 3, 2022
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Ensuring equal treatment and fairness in the face of war

Considering recent developments, the Equinet Secretariat is horrified by Russian military action being waged on Ukraine, and the traumatic impact this is having on the civilian […]
February 28, 2022

Building bridges for equality: Equinet Chair’s Visit to Brussels

Equinet Chair Laurence Bond recently visited Brussels to meet with Commissioner Helena Dalli and other key stakeholders to discuss upcoming legislation on standards for equality bodies […]
February 22, 2022

Litigating for Equality: AI Legal Clinic for Equality Bodies!

Equinet’s Legal Advice Clinic with a practical focus on litigation took place in February 2022. During this training, specific legal cases (both real and fictitious) involving […]
February 10, 2022

Good Practices on Equality Mainstreaming: The Use of Equality Duties and Equality Impact Assessments

Equinet’s latest publication Compendium of Good Practices on Equality Mainstreaming: The Use of Equality Duties and Equality Impact Assessments highlights the importance and effectiveness of equality […]