ENAR (European Network Against Racism) have launched an August 2017 survey for people who have migrated to Europe within the last five years.
The results of the survey will help ENAR speak out on migrant rights and improve services in the European Union.
Continue reading “European Network Against Racism survey: Migrants, Speak up!”
Uncertain or irregular immigration status is a known barrier to reporting abuse and a method of control used by exploiters.
This is according to an August 2017 position paper from the Exploitation Advisory Group.
Continue reading “Labour Exploitation Advisory Group position paper: Lost in Translation – Brexit and Labour Exploitation”
In a blog for the University of Sussex European Institute published in July 2017, Anne Wesemann argues that the UK’s offering to EU citizen is far from being the best possible offering. Continue reading “Sussex European Institute: The UK’s offering to EU citizens”
The EU published an analysis of equality data collection in July 2017, as well as reports about data on racial and ethnic origin, and LGBTI people. Continue reading “European Commission analysis of EU equality data collection practices”
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.
Continue reading “European Commission consultation: Promoting Social Inclusion and Shared Values Through Learning”
FRA’s Fundamental Rights Report 2017 (pdf) reviews major developments in the field, identifying both achievements and areas of concern.
The report notes:
‘Across the EU, the fundamental rights system is increasingly under attack – dismissed as political correctness gone awry, as benefiting only select individuals, or as hampering swift responses to urgent challenges. While civil society organisations and individuals have shown remarkable dedication in helping to protect fundamental rights and have played a very positive role, they make for easy scapegoats in such a hostile political environment.’
Continue reading “FRA opinions and report: Fundamental Rights Report 2017”
René Cassin have published a May 2017 briefing on human rights issues for our next Government (pdf). It includes five questions for local candidates to assess their commitment to human rights and social justice.
Continue reading “René Cassin manifesto: Five Questions to Ask Your Local Candidates”