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In 2017, Slovak National Centre for Human Rights conducted research with 11-19 year olds in elementary and secondary schools on their attitudes towards religious groups, racial and ethnic groups and well as people from neighbouring countries.


Discrimination in the housing market is forbidden, and we all have the right to an adequate standard of living. Race/Ethnic Origin and Gender cannot be used as reasons to deny someone a home.


The Centre for Equal Treatment in Luxembourg has published a short practical guide for employees on their rights in the recruitment process.


The Austrian Ombud for Equal Treatment celebrates its 27th year in 2018, which also marks the 15th anniversary of the implementation of European legislation on the setting up of equality bodies.
This symposium aimed to address some of the hot topics in the context of anti-discrimination law and equality bodies, as well as celebrate the retirement of the outgoing Ombud, Ingrid Nikolay-Leitner.


On 18 April 2018, the Centre for Equal Treatment (CET) presented its annual report 2017 to the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Mr. Mars DI BARTOLOMEO and to the Minister for Family, Integration and the Greater Region, Mrs. Corinne CAHEN.


The Defender of Rights Annual Report for 2017 was presented by Jacques Toubon on 11 April, and will subsequently be shared with the President of the Republic as well as to the Presidents of the National Assembly and the Senate.


This summary of the Ombudsman’s Annual Report 2017 emphasises the main matters and issues that show systemic problems or are of particular importance for the public, at the same time giving an idea of the scope of work performed by the Ombudsman’s Office in 2017. Certain sections feature Ombudsman’s conclusions or theses regarding understanding of certain legal institute, if a problem has been established in relation thereto, as well as emphasise examples of good or bad practice with regard to the
implementation of recommendations of the Ombudsman of Latvia.


New research has shown that attitudes to immigration in Ireland became more negative during the recession, and are now lower than the Western European average. Personal experience and social contact are found to promote positive attitudes to immigration and migrants in Ireland.

The new study by entitled “Attitudes to Diversity in Ireland” draws on a survey of attitudes from the European Social Survey collected since 2002. It has found that the attitudes of Irish-born people to immigrants and immigration vary significantly over time, depending on the ethnicity of the migrants, on respondents’ education and financial security, and on the level of individual contact people have with those from different ethnic backgrounds.

The research published jointly by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (‘the Commission’) and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) looks at Ireland’s increasing diversity and monitors attitudes for the period from 2002-2014. The results for Ireland are also compared with averages from ten other Western European states.


This report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) shares evidence about sexual harassment in the workplace gathered from individuals and employers in Great Britain.


Office of the Ombudswoman in Croatia influenced an important policy change in aviation employment while further strengthening its cooperation with civil society.


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