European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless report: Third Overview of Housing Exclusion in Europe 2018

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The profiles of homeless people are changing, with children becoming the largest group of people in emergency shelters as a result of a deterioration in the living conditions of extremely vulnerable families.

This from the March 2018 annual report (PDF) from the European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless (FEANTSA)

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EDF report: Shared Prosperity, Shared Rights – Replacing EU Funding for Equality and Human Rights After Brexit

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We all want to live in a fair and decent society. As we move towards leaving the EU, we need to make the most of every opportunity to strengthen the UK’s ability to deliver equality, human rights and prosperity for all.

Our February 2018 report, Shared Prosperity, Shared Rights (pdf), makes the case for an effective replacement of EU funding that supports equality and human rights. Continue reading “EDF report: Shared Prosperity, Shared Rights – Replacing EU Funding for Equality and Human Rights After Brexit”

Public Law for Everyone: Human Rights Post-Brexit, the Need for Legislation?

‘There are no quick fix solutions. The enactment of new legislation to protect human rights post Brexit is probably best left for after Brexit, allowing for broader consultation and reflection’.

This is according to Professor Mark Elliott who published a February 2019 article exploring how human rights should be protected in the future post Brexit.

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NCVO and ERSA paper: Future Employment and Skills Training for Disadvantaged Groups – a Successor to the European Social Fund

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The withdrawal of the European Social Fund (ESF), without a replacement programme in place, would have a serious impact on the support some of the most disadvantaged communities receive.

This is from a November 2017 paper (pdf) from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and Employment Related Services Association (ERSA).

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European Agency for Fundamental Rights survey: European Union Minorities and Discrimination

The European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published the results of its second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey in December 2017.

The report follows up and expands on FRA’s first major EU-wide survey on minorities’ and migrants’ experiences. The survey focuses on discrimination across the EU’s 27 member states and if there has been progress since the first survey in 2008.

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