European Commission consultation: Promoting Social Inclusion and Shared Values Through Learning

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The European Commission has launched a May 2017 consultation on social inclusion and shared values for young people. And in particular, how education and non-formal learning can help create more socially cohesive societies.

Submissions must be made by 11 August 2017.

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Natalie Sedacca: Civil liberties and human rights – what’s at stake in the UK’s 2017 General Election?

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Natalie Sedacca is a solicitor specialising in Civil Liberties and tweets at @nataliesedacca.

With the June 2017 general election fast approaching, and the contest looking closer than anticipated, Natalie Sedecca looks at the issue of human rights and civil liberties. She offers a snapshot of some key debates and areas of disagreement, with its main focus on the positions of the two major parties as set out in their manifestos and other recent announcements.

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Mencap General Election guides: Easy Read Guide to Voting and Campaigning

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In preparation for the 2017 general election, Mencap has published three guides around voting and campaigning. They include one for people with a learning disability on registering to vote and voting itself, a guide for those supporting people with a learning disability and an easy read guide to campaigning.

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