Posts Tagged ‘ Europe ’

IEDP seminar on Hate Crime – 2 March 2017

February 15, 2017
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Institute of Equality & Diversity Professionals Spring Seminar - Government 'Action Against Hate' crime initiative: society and the organisational impact is on 2 March in London.
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APPG on Migration inquiry on Brexit and immigration

February 7, 2017
Parliament

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Migration launched an inquiry in February 2017 into the experience and concerns of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and public sector organisations in the area of migration. The deadline for the submission of written evidence is 28 February 2017.
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Equinet study: ‘Making Europe more equal: A legal duty?’

January 6, 2017
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Equinet, the European Network of Equality Bodies, produced a study 'Making Europe more equal: A legal duty?' in December 2016.
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Equinet report: Innovating at the Intersections

January 6, 2017
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Equinet, the European Directory of Equality Bodies, produced a perspective 'Innovating at the Intersections: Equality bodies tackling intersectional discrimination' in November 2016. This Equinet Perspective aims to set out the contribution of equality bodies to intersectionality issues, as well as suggesting ways forward for further developing this work in the future.
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Joint Committee on Human Rights report on the human rights implications of Brexit

December 19, 2016
Parliament

The Joint Committee on Human Rights published an interim report on the human rights implications of Brexit in December 2016.
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Posted in: Equality and Europe, Home, Research and reports

Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry on the Government’s proposed derogation from the ECHR

December 16, 2016
Parliament

The Joint Committee on Human Rights launched an inquiry on the Government’s proposed derogation from the ECHR in December 2016. Written submissions are invited from interested groups and individuals. The deadline for submissions is Friday 31 March 2017.
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British Future report of inquiry into securing the status of EEA+ nationals in the UK

December 15, 2016
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British Future published in December 2016 the report of their inquiry into securing the status of nationals from the European Economic Area living in the UK. The Inquiry’s report calls on the Government to make a clear public commitment that the 2.8 million Europeans in the UK can stay.
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Posted in: Equality and Europe, Research and reports

Mapping The Great Repeal: European Union Law And The Protection Of Human Rights

December 13, 2016

Angela Patrick, from Doughty Street Chambers, produced a background paper for the Thomas Paine Initiative, entitled 'Mapping The Great Repeal: European Union Law And The Protection Of Human Rights', published in December 2016.
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Posted in: Briefings and leaflets, Equality and Europe, Home

Chief Executive Ali Harris gives evidence on equalities legislation after Brexit

December 9, 2016
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Ali Harris, our Chief Executive, gave evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee - and called for mapping of equality, diversity and human rights issues across government on the impact of Brexit.
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Women and Equalities Committee inquiry on ensuring strong equalities legislation after EU exit

November 23, 2016
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The Women and Equalities Select Committee launched an inquiry into ensuring strong equalities legislation following EU exit in October 2016. The deadline for submissions was Wednesday 9 November 2016. The Equality and Diversity Forum made a written submission. Other submissions can be seen on the Committee website.
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Scottish Parliament Information Centre briefing on Brexit, equalities and human rights

November 23, 2016
Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament Information Centre published a briefing on the impact of Brexit on equalities and human rights in October 2016. The briefing considers the impact Brexit will have on equalities and human rights. The focus is on legislation which has a basis in EU law, the protections currently offered, and what this could mean in the future.
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House of Commons Library briefing paper on Brexit and employment law

November 11, 2016
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The House of Commons Library published a briefing paper on Brexit and employment law in November 2016. The briefing focuses on key differences between domestic and EU employment law, and discusses the Government's position on the topic.
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Justice Committee inquiry into implications of Brexit for the justice system

October 28, 2016
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The Justice Committee launched an inquiry into the implications of Brexit for the justice system in October 2016. The deadline for submissions passed on Friday 11 November 2016.
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European Commission report on the case for LGBT diversity in the workplace

October 28, 2016

The European Commission published a report, 'The Business Case for Diversity in the Workplace: sexual orientation and gender identity - Report on good practices', in October 2016.
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Letter from Joint Committee on Human Rights to Michael Fallon MP

October 15, 2016
Parliament

The Joint Committee on Human Rights wrote to the Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon MP, in October 2016, asking for a full explanation of the Government’s proposal to derogate from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) to protect the Armed Forces from legal claims arising from future overseas operations.
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Posted in: Debate, Equality and Europe, Policy and law

ENAR map of anti-migrant violence, hatred and sentiment

October 2, 2016
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The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) launched a map of anti-migrant violence, hatred and sentiment across Europe in September 2016.
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European Directory of Equality Bodies

October 2, 2016
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Equinet launched their European Directory of Equality Bodies in September 2016.
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JCHR inquiry into the human rights implications of Brexit

September 15, 2016
Parliament

The Joint Committee on Human Rights has launched an inquiry into the human rights implication of Brexit. The committee is focusing on three particular issues: privacy and family life; international trade; and other human rights protected by EU law. The deadline for submissions passed on 10 October 2016.
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House of Commons briefing on the impact of Brexit across policy areas

September 15, 2016
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The House of Commons Library published a briefing on 26 August 2016 on the possible impact of Brexit across policy areas. The areas covered include employment, immigration, police and justice, human rights, and social security.
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British Future report: ‘What next after Brexit? Immigration and integration in post-referendum Britain’

September 15, 2016
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British Future published a report 'What next after Brexit? Immigration and integration in post-referendum Britain', written by Sunder Katwala, Jill Rutter and Steve Ballinger, in August 2016.
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Report on ‘Immigration & integration in post-referendum Britain’

August 31, 2016
British Future

'What next after Brexit? Immigration & integration in post-referendum Britain' was published by British Future in August 2016.
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House of Lords EU Committee report: Unaccompanied migrant children

August 18, 2016
Parliament

The House of Lords European Union Committee published a report, 'Children in crisis: unaccompanied migrant children in the EU', in July 2016.
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ECHR factsheets on case law and pending cases

August 18, 2016

The European Court of Human Rights Press Team has produced a page on their website with factsheets by theme on case law and pending cases.
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Posted in: Briefings and leaflets, Online resources, Policy and law

TUC action plan: ‘Challenging racism after the EU referendum’

August 18, 2016
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The Trades Union Congress published in August 2016 their guidance, 'Challenging racism after the EU referendum: An action plan for challenging racism and xenophobia'.
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Posted in: Equality and Europe, Training and guidance

EHRC – ‘What to do if you’re worried about racism: EU referendum factsheet’

July 19, 2016
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'What to do if you're worried about racism: EU referendum factsheet' was published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in July 2016.
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Posted in: Briefings and leaflets, Debate, Equality and Europe, Research and reports, Training and guidance

European Parliament adopts resolution to apply UN’s human rights recommendations

July 19, 2016

The European Parliament formally reacted to the UN’s recommendations from the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and made a report in July 2016.
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TUC polling on opinions on Brexit

July 19, 2016
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The Trade Union Council released a press release on 13 July 2016 following polling they had conducted on voters' opinions on Brexit. The poll showed that both Remain and Leave voters supporting maintaining vital rights like maternity leave (73% of Remain and 69% of Leave voters) and maintaining protection against discrimination at work (80% of Remain voters and 77% of Leave voters).
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FRA report: women refugees at high risk of gender-based violence

July 19, 2016
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A report published by the Fundamental Rights Agency in June 2016 finds that women and girls fleeing from persecution or turmoil in their home countries are particularly at risk of physical, sexual and psychological violence when seeking sanctuary, in transit and when they arrive in the EU.
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Launch of Alliance against Antigypsyism

July 19, 2016

The Alliance of Antigypsyism launched in July 2016 and produced a reference paper. The Alliance is an occasional coalition of organisations that promote equality of rights for Roma, to advance a better understanding of antigypsyism.
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Blog on ‘Brexit and potential human rights implications’

July 10, 2016

'Brexit and potential human rights implications' by UKREN's Alan Anstead looks at some of the main human rights implications of the UK government invoking article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and starting the countdown to leaving the EU.
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