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October 2nd 2012

Dear Visitor,

The Equinet e-newsletters and the Equinet website are the leading sources of information at European level about and for equality bodies in Europe. The past editions found below provide you with a rich source of information on best practices, activities and experiences of equality bodies in Europe.

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The Equinet Team


2018

  • Equinet Newsbook September 2018 - Equinet news (Annual General Meeting, upcoming seminars), Members News (protection against discrimination, women’s rights & gender equality), EU developments (The Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2018, Equality bodies - A European phenomenon, Freedom of Movement) and Case Law
  • Equinet Newsbook July 2018 - Equinet news (job offer, youth seminar update), Members News (annual reports, combatting prejudice-based bullying in schools, credit rating assesment, gender & education), EU developments (LGBTI health, Roma housing & education, women with disabilities, Human Rights approach to poverty) and Case Law
  • Equinet Newsbook June 2018 - Equinet news (standards for equality bodies, Call for action on ’Horizontal Directive’, free movement of same-sex spouses in the EU, Equinet events), Members News (annual reports, equality for Roma women, hate speech in the public online debate, discrimination in housing and employment), EU developments (Report on application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights & Fundamental Rights Report) and Case Law
  • Equinet Newsbook May 2018 - Equinet news (events, publications,), Members News, EU developments and Case Law
  • Equinet Newsbook April 2018 - Focus on Equinet news (GDPR compliancy, Investing in Equality Conference, Combating Discrimination against Youth Seminar, website survey, Annual Report 2017 and Legal Report on Freedom of Religion and Belief), members’ news (publications on discrimination in housing and employment, Work Life Balance, Citizenship, Racism and Xenophobia among Young People) and European news (EC Consultation on standards for equality bodies, publications on Equality and the Fight against Racism and Xenophobia report, Roma and LGBTI), and case law
  • Equinet Newsbook March 2018 - Focus on Equinet news (Poverty & Discrimination: two sides of the same coin conference, Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Career Progress for Women seminar), members’ news (focus on Publications on workplace harassment, harassment & discrimination in education, and legal awareness in Hungary, Employment policy change, and CSO cooperation in Croatia, Attitudes to Diversity study in Ireland, and Effects of tax & public spending on socio-economic status, and recommendations for dealing with sexual harassment at work in Great Britain), European news (8 March, International Women’s Day, ECRI, FRA & ODIHR Joint Statement on the strengthening of equality bodies on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, EC Annual report (2017) on LGBTI Equality List of Actions, FRA & CoE 2018 Handbook on European non-discrimination law, "Beyond jargon: reframing our communication on human rights" high-level conference in Geneva, ENAR report on racial discrimination in the European labour market), and case law.
  • Equinet Newsbook February 2018 - Focus on Equinet news (Conference on Poverty & Discrimination: two sides of the same coin, Equinet Perspective on Enhancing the Impact of Equality Bodies and Ombudsperson Offices: Making Links, and Summary of Conference on Inclusion of & Discrimination against Migrants in Europe), members’ news (Education Diversity Barometer in BE, Combatting sexual harassment in the workplace in FR), European news (ECRI GPR No2, Report on D/deaf & Disabled Trans Experiences by TGEU, LGBTQI Inclusive Education Index & Report by IGLYO), and case law.
  • Equinet Newsbook January 2018 - Focus on Equinet news (Membership & Policy Officer Vacancy, Equinet 2018 Events & Calendar), members’ news (focus on social attitudes in NI, disability & employment in Latvia & Austria, inclusive education in Czech Republic, anniversary of Belgian gender institute), European news (EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies, Code of Conduct on illegal online hate speech, FRA report on civil society & human rights, D/deaf and disabled trans experiences in Europe), and case law.


2017

Equinet: 10 Years Promoting Equality in Europe

  • Equinet Newsbook December 2017 - Focus on Equinet news (Migrant Inclusion), members’ news (socioeconomic monitor, tackling sexual harassment, women’s rights in Poland, bilateral cooperation), European news (ECRI Revised GPR 2, tackling violence against women, accessiblity, Roma and European equality law) and case law.
  • Equinet Newsbook November 2017 - Focus on Equinet news (migration conference registration, call to action on education for Roma children, traineeship application open), recent events (on Equinet anniversary, career progress for women, UNCRPD, international decade of African descent), members’ news (Irish Discrimination survey results, Latvia UNCRPD conference, Impact of domestic violence at work in Belgium, Measurement Framework for Equality and Human Rights), and European news (focus on gender equality and equal pay) and case law.
  • Equinet Newsbook October 2017 - Focus on Equinet news - upcoming events (Migrant Inclusion, Breaking the Glass Ceiling and Strategic Litigation), past events (Brexit, the 10th anniversary conference, our AGM and presenting our call for standards to representative of Member States), new publications (Framing Equality, Equality Bodies Contribution to the List of Actions to Advance LGBTI Equality), as well as EU news (publications on anti-Gypsyism, intersex, gender equality, disability) and case law.
  • Equinet Newsbook September 2017 - Focus on Equinet news (Registration for EP Brexit Conference, follow 10th anniversary online, summary of Equal Pay Training, meeting on economic and social rights and discrimination against Roma in employment), members’ news (recent publications, comments by ECRI on equality bodies in different countries), EU news (school segregation, survey findings on Muslims in the EU, homophobia in the EU, protection of minorities in the EU legal system and case law).
  • Equinet Newsbook August 2017 - Focus on Equinet news (Registration for 10th anniversary conference and EP Brexit Conference, written submission to General Comment on Article 5 CRPD), members’ news (recent publications, opinions and cases), EU news (EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies assessment, European Commission staff gender balance, European Parliament question and case law).
  • Equinet Newsbook July 2017 - Focus on Equinet news (Registration for 10th anniversary conference, Guide to social media use for equality bodies), members’ news (recent publications and cases), EU news (publications and case law).
  • Equinet Newsbook June 2017 - Focus on Equinet news (Handbook on Equal pay in Latvian), members’ news (recent publications, videos and opinions), EU news (publications and case law)
  • Equinet Newsbook May 2017 - Focus on Equinet news (strategic meeting on standards, ECRI’s seminar on specialized bodies to combat racism/intolerance, conference on positive duties and summaries of meetings), members’ news (including the Croatian Ombudsman 25th anniversary, a critical look at 10 years of Belgian antidiscrimination laws and annual reports of the Danish and Czech Republic’s EBs) and finally European News (including recent publications such as the FRA Fundamental Rights Report and the latest ECRI reports, and news on social mobility and IDAHOT 2017, combating violence against women and a toolkit against sexism).
  • Equinet Newsbook April 2017 - Focus on Equinet news (social media training, combatting violence against women, ACIG 2017 side event on adequate incomes for young people), members’ news (including Greek Ombudsman request for legal recognition of gender identity, equality bodies’ reactions to Brexit, Being disabled in Britain and annual reports), and EU news (including our reaction to the European Pillar of Social Rights, International Roma Day, 4th annual report on the state of democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Europe)
  • Equinet Newsbook March 2017 - Focus on Equinet news (new publications, registration for conference on positive duties and summaries of recent meetings), members’ news (including legislative developments in relation to equality bodies in Slovenia and Romania, recent publications and input into CEDAW concluding observations in Ireland) and finally European news (including 60 years of the Treaties of Rome, gender and gender idenity news, combating antigypsyism and discrimination on race and ethnic origin, and developing counter narratives)
  • Equinet Newsbook February 2017 - Focus on Equinet news (New publication race & ethnic origin, call for research proposals, meeting summaries), members’ news (including a general prohibition of discrimination on the ground of disability in Denmark, a ruling on a headscarf case in Germany in favour of the teacher wearing the headscarf) and finally European news (including recent publications such as the latest ECRI reports, Handbook on equality data and support by the European Parliament and the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights on different aspects of sexual identity).
  • Equinet Newsbook January 2017 - Focus on Equinet news (what’s in stock for 2017, our 10 year anniversary, a Twitter campaign called "Meet the NEBs" and our response to consultation on European Pillar of Social Rights), members’ news (including a groundbreaking UK Supreme Court ruling on disabilities, new Norwegian CEDAW report and a survey on discrimination LGB-people in Germany) and finally European news (including recent publications, and CJEU/ECHR case law).

2016

  • Equinet Newsbook December 2016 - Focus on Equinet news (new publications released on intersectionality and another on statutory duties), members news (10 year anniversary in Luxembourg, positive outcomes in a case in Finland, changes in equality law in Lithuania and recent reports on pregnancy (Northern Ireland) and religion & belief in the workplace (UK)) and EU news (including recent publications, an upcoming call for proposals focusing on LGBTI in particular and CJEU case law).
  • Equinet Newsbook November 2016 - Focus on Equinet news (new publications & attendance at ENNHRI AGM), members news (new initiative of South East Europe equality bodies, hosting Equinet seminar on race & ethnic origin and other activities), and EU news (focus on violence against women, OSCE-ODIHR Hate Crime data 2015, publication on socio-economic status as a discrimination ground)
  • Equinet Newsbook October 2016 - Focus on Equinet news (AGM, European Directory of Equality Bodies and upcoming events), members news (publications, meetings and other activities), and EU news (EU Journalism Award on Diversity, publications)
  • Equinet Newsbook September 2016 - Focus on Equinet news (AGM, European Directory of Equality Bodies), members news (publications and events), and EU news (LGBTI awareness raising campaign)
  • Equinet Newsbook July/August 2016 - Focus on Equinet news (events), members news (annual reports and other publications), and EU news (recent publications, relevant cases and recent events)
  • Equinet Newsbook June 2016 - Focus on Equinet news (standards for equality bodies, conference on strengthening effectiveness of equal treatment legislation, joint statement on evictions of Roma & travellers, participation in Fundamental Rights Forum), members news (Annual Reports, follow-up to EU Referendum in UK), and EU news (recent publications, relevant cases and recent events)
  • Equinet Newsbook May 2016 - Focus on Equinet news (recent and upcoming meetings and events, Working Paper on standards for Equality bodies), members news (particularly Annual Reports), and EU news (recent publications, relevant cases and recent events)
  • Equinet Newsbook April 2016 - Focus on Equinet news (recent meetings and events, call for social media experts, international Roma day), members news (Discrimination Survey, Germany; Equality Balance seminar, Portugal; Recommendations to government, Northern Ireland; Submission to UN Committee against Torture, Great Britain), and EU news (recent reports, relevant cases and upcoming events)
  • Equinet Newsbook March 2016 - Focus on Equinet news (Solidarity in the wake of Brussels attacks, recent meetings, calls for proposals and trainers, and Equinet events), members news (European Action Week against Racism campaign, publications, meetings, interventions) and EU news (International Women’s Day, open calls, cases, publications)
  • Equinet Newsbook February 2016 - Focus on Equinet publication on Economic and Social Rights, members news, as well as recent equality and non-discrimination developments across the EU.
  • Equinet Newsbook January 2016 - Focus on Equinet events for 2016, members news, as well as recent equality and non-discrimination developments across the EU.

2015

  • Equinet Newsbook December 2015 - Focus on Equinet events and publications, as well as recent equality and non-discrimination developments across the EU.
  • Equinet Newsbook November 2015 - Focus on Equinet events and recent equality and non-discrimination developments across the EU.
  • Equinet Newsbook October 2015 - Focus on Equinet AGM, recent publications and upcoming events, as well as general updates on equality and anti-discrimination across Europe.
  • Equinet Newsbook September 2015 - Focus on recent Equinet meetings and events, publications and members news
  • Equinet Newsbook July-August 2015 - Focus on joint statement regarding EU horizontal directive, recent Equinet events and EU level developments on equality and anti-discrimination
  • Equinet Newsbook June 2015 - Focus on fundamental rights, gender equality news and main updates at EU level
  • Equinet Newsbook May 2015 - Focus on LGBTI issues, main updates at EU level
  • Equinet Newsbook April 2015 - Gender Equality Conference summary, focus on disability, main updates on EU level
  • Equinet Newsbook March 2015 - New Equinet publications covering topics such as the European Disability Strategy, the EU 2020 Strategy, positive action measures, institutional architecture and harassment; Gender Equality in focus; European Week against Racism and Discrimination 2015 and more
  • Equinet Newsbook January 2015 - Equinet highlights for 2015, Gender Equality conference, main updates on EU level

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