Posts Tagged ‘ Europe ’

FRA report – Together in the EU: Promoting the Participation of Migrants and their Descendants

March 21, 2017
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The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights published a report on integrating migrants, refugees and their descendants into the EU in March 2017. The report identified and compared policies across the EU in areas important for successful integration.
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ROTA conference: Employment Rights Post Brexit – 28 March 2017

March 20, 2017
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ROTA is holding an event on employment rights post-Brexit on 28 March 2017 in Islington, London.
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EHRC briefing – Healing the divisions: a positive vision for equality and human rights in Britain

March 20, 2017
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission published a five-point plan for equality and human rights after Brexit in March 2017. The Commission encouraged all political parties to pursue five priorities to protect and promote equality and human rights in the UK.
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EU report: ‘The meaning of racial or ethnic origin in EU law: between stereotypes and identities’

March 18, 2017

The European Union published a report, 'The meaning of racial or ethnic origin in EU law: between stereotypes and identities', in February 2017. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the conceptual background of the ground of racial or ethnic origin as well as its practical interpretation by international as well as national courts.
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Brexit: Implications for Equality and Human Rights Law

March 9, 2017
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Ebony Riddell Bamber, EDF Research and Impact Director, writes about our February 2017 Brexit and Equality seminar.
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Equinet discussion paper – Fighting Discrimination on the Ground of Race and Ethnic Origin

March 6, 2017
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The Equinet Working Group on Equality Law published 'Fighting discrimination on the ground of race and ethnic origin' in February 2017.
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House of Commons Debate Pack – UK policy on torture and the treatment of asylum claims

March 6, 2017
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The House of Commons published a debate pack on UK policy on torture and the treatment of asylum claims in March 2017. The pack accompanied a debate on this topic led by Dr Tania Mathias, Alistair Carmichael, Dr Lisa Cameron and Kate Green.
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WEC Report and EDF Response – Ensuring Strong Equalities Legislation After Brexit

February 28, 2017
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The Women and Equalities Select Committee published a report on ensuring strong equalities legislation after Brexit in February 2017, after an earlier inquiry. Our Chief Executive, Ali Harris, said "We welcome the four positive recommendations made by the committee which seek to embed equality into the UK legislative and policy framework, specifically aided by civil society organisations."
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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
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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
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The Joint Committee on Human Rights published an interim report on the human rights implications of Brexit in December 2016.
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Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry on the Government’s proposed derogation from the ECHR

December 16, 2016
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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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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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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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'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
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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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