Equinet celebrated its 5th anniversary at the Annual General Meeting that took place on 5th December in Brussels. As a result of the meeting, Equinet gained its 38th member - Commission for the Protection against Discrimination of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and voted in favour of the incorporation of the former gender equality bodies’ network.
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The training was organised for Equinet members on 23-24 May 2012 by Equinet in collaboration with the Office of the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson in Lithuania.
The Public Defender of Rights has concluded a Cooperation Agreement with two Czech non-governmental organizations (Counselling Centre for Citizenship, Civil and Human Rights in Prague and IQ Roma Servis in Brno), by means of which the NGOs will assist the victims of discrimination in acquiring evidence for possible court or administrative proceedings for breaching the prohibition of discrimination.
Hungarian Ombudsman files a petition to the Constitutional Court about the amended regulation of the obstacle-clearance of the public transportation
CITE – the Portuguese Commission for Equality in Labour and Employment, has, over the years, developed a network with companies and organisations, with the aim of promoting gender equality in work and employment.
The FRA today, on International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, presented the results of the largest and most comprehensive LGBT survey during a conference hosted by the Dutch government in The Hague.
Court of Justice of the European Union issues a preliminary ruling on the responsibility of employers in the case of homophobic or discriminatory statements.
In his first annual report Nils Muižnieks, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe presented his findings on the human rights situation after his country visits, meetings with authorities and discussions with NGO representatives during 2012.
The Court of Justice of the EU explains the concept of disability and decides that a reduction in working hours may be regarded as a reasonable accommodation measure