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Declaration on the Role of Equality Bodies: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Equality
and non-discrimination are deeply embedded in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable
Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Age, Awareness Raising Campaigns, Disability, Equality Bodies at Work, Equinet activities, Equinet Publications, Europe, Events, Gender, Gender identity, Horizontal issues, Members' campaigns, Members' publications, Network Updates, Other grounds, Publications, Race and Ethnicity Origin, Religion or Belief, Sexual Orientation, Work areas,

Equality Bodies & SDGs: Equinet at the UN High Level Political Forum 2019

Thanks to the support of the Danish Institute for Human Rights, Policy Officer Moana Genevey will be attending the HLPF throughout the week. She will be speaking at 2 events at the UN General Headquarters, and Equinet is a partner in two other events as well.

Age, Awareness Raising Campaigns, Disability, Equality Bodies at Work, Equinet activities, Equinet Publications, Europe, Events, Horizontal issues, Network Updates, Work areas,

Seminar: Tackling Ageism and Age Discrimination against Older People

Our capacity building seminar entitled “Tackling Age Discrimination against Older Persons: Building Bridges between Equality Bodies & Older Persons’ Organisations”, co-organized with AGE Platform Europe, took place in Berlin on 27-28 June.

Age, Case Law, Case Law, Equality Bodies at Work, Equinet activities, Europe, Events, Work areas,
September 10, 2020

Equinet Compendium: Article 14 Cases from the European Court of Human Rights

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’s first amicus curiae intervention to the European Court of Human Rights

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.