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FRA/ ECtHR Handbook on European Non-Discrimination Law

April 22nd 2011

The EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) jointly launched a Handbook on European Non-Discrimination Law on 21 March 2011 in Strasbourg.

The European Fundamental Rights Agency and the European Court of Human Rights launched their joint guide to non-discrimination on the 21 March in Strasbourg.

The “Handbook on European Non-Discrimination Law” is based on the case law of the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice and covers the context and background of non-discrimination law in Europe, discrimination categories and defences, the scope of the law and the ground protected.

The handbook provides a comprehensive guide to European non-discrimination law for legal professionals from judges and law-enforcement officers to equality bodies and legal advice centres.

For further information on the handbook, or to order your own copy please follow these links:

European Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA)

European Court of Human Rights