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Date: 08-09.11.2018 (following Equinet’s Annual General Meeting)
Location: Brussels
This one-and-a-half-day seminar is co-organized with the Open Society Justice Initiative to bring together national equality bodies and selected expert speakers to discuss equality bodies’ role in countering ethnic profiling.

 

Location: Rome, Italy

On 19-21 November, the European Network of Equality Bodies (Equinet) and the National Office against Racial Discrimination (UNAR) will co-organise a two-and-a-half-day seminar to build the individual capacity of equality bodies’ staff members to deal with hate speech both on and off line. The seminar will focus on understanding the phenomenon of hate speech, as well as looking at how equality bodies can manage and prevent hate speech.

 

Location: Brussels, Belgium

On 17-18 October, the European Network of Equality Bodies (Equinet) and the European Commission will co-organise a one-and-a-half-day seminar on supporting persons experiencing discriminatory dismissal, in cooperation with stakeholders such as labour inspectorates.

 

Equinet Events 2018

September 10th 2018

Equinet has a busy year ahead! Here is a list of the main events that we’ll be organising this year.

Further highlights of the main Equinet activities, as based on the 2018 Work Plan, can be found below.

 

Location: Riga, Latvia

On 3-4 October 2018, the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) and the European Network of Equality Bodies’ (Equinet) host a training event for equality bodies and National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) on the Engagement of the article 33(2) Independent Monitoring Mechanisms (IMMs) with the UNCRPD Committee and Disabled Persons’ Organisations (DPOs).

The aim of the training session is to increase and support strategic capacity of equality bodies and NHRIs to engage with the UNCRPD Committee and DPOs.

 

The General Assembly of Equinet Members will meet for the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Brussels, Belgium on 7 November, and bring together heads and senior management representatives from all Equinet member and observer national equality bodies.

 

This one-and-a-half-day seminar was co-organized with the European Youth Forum (YFJ) and brought together national equality bodies working on issues related to equality and age/intersectional discrimination against young people and Youth Forum member organisations. The seminar was hosted by the Advocate of the Principle of Equality.

 

On 31 May in Brussels, the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner - Europe Regional Office (UNOHCHR Europe) and Equinet, European Network of Equality Bodies coorganised a Town Hall Discussion on advancing anti-discrimination and equality law in Europe.

 

This conference took place on 1 June in Brussels, and was convened to address the challenges to equality, discuss European-level solutions and identify the role equality bodies can play in these.

 

Equinet and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) co-organised a conference on poverty and discrimination. This conference aimed to review the links between poverty and discrimination, take stock of recent initiatives introducing socio-economic status as a discrimination ground and discuss what can be done at EU and national levels to break the vicious cycle of social exclusion.

The conference took place in the IHREC offices in Dublin on 22 March 2018. Read our press release here.

 

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