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February 26, 2024

The Netherlands Institute for Human Rights ensuring an equality-compliant use of AI

Artificial Intelligence is increasingly used in a variety of aspects of our everyday lives. Equinet and Equality Bodies are at the forefront of investigating the apparent […]
January 11, 2024

The Advocate of the Principle of Equality in Slovenia promoting equal access to healthcare

  Equality Bodies can ensure equal access to healthcare facilities and treatments, which guarantees that no one is excluded from enjoying their fundamental right to a […]
December 5, 2022

Equality Planning: Purpose, Potential and Experience. Case Studies from the work of Equality Bodies

Equinet’s latest publication Equality Planning: Purpose, Potential and Experience. Case Studies from the work of Equality Bodies draws from the experience and expertise of Equality Bodies in […]
November 3, 2022

Dutch Childcare Allowance Scandal: The importance of investigation powers

What is the childcare allowance scandal? The kinderopvangtoeslag (childcare allowance) is a benefit provided by the Dutch state through a special department of the tax authority […]
October 7, 2022

“Where is my place?” Life stories of victims of discrimination in the Republic of Moldova

“Where is my place?” is the central question of the concept for the video spot, presenting two life stories of a woman and a man, victims of […]
October 3, 2022

Equinet mourns the loss of Austrian Disability Ombud, Hansjörg Hofer

“Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something very well”, that was the motto of the Austrian Disability Ombud, Hansjörg Hofer, who sadly passed away […]
September 9, 2022

Spain approves new innovative equality laws

The current Spanish Government has promoted the adoption of a number of equality and non-discrimination laws. The latest two, approved this summer are the New Spanish […]
April 5, 2022
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Equinet Advice on the Flanders Human Rights Institute

In 2019, the Government of Flanders announced their withdrawal from the Belgian interfederal agreement establishing the current mandate of Unia (Interfederal Centre for Equal Opportunities). Instead, […]
December 16, 2021

Joint statement in support of the Public Defender (Ombudsman) of Georgia

Equinet, the European Network of National Human Rights Institutes (ENNHRI), the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), and the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) have […]