Equality Bodies and the European Structural and Investment Funds Realising a Potential for Change
Authors: Niall Crowley
This publication aims at supporting Equality Bodies in effectively engaging with the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the European Structural and Investment Funds, in order to unlock the full potential of these funds for equality in Europe.
It draws from the experience of Equality Bodies in engaging with the ESIFs, particularly:
the Office of the Commissioner for Administration and the Protection of Human Rights (Ombudsman), Cyprus;
Ombudswoman of the Republic of Croatia, Croatia;
Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency, Germany;
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, Ireland;
National Commission for the Promotion of Equality in Malta, Malta;
National Council for Combating Discrimination, Romania.