On 18 July 2006, the Equality and Diversity Forum held a reception for Baroness Ashton, Minister for Human Rights at the Department for Constitutional Affairs.
In June 2006 the Equality and Diversity Forum produced a summary of some recent cases demonstrating the value of human rights and the Human Rights Act.
The Equalities Review Interim Report for consultation was published in March 2006. EDF made a collective response to the consultation.
EDF held a seminar on 8 May 2006 discussing the Commission for Equality and Human Rights’ duty to promote ‘good relations’ between members of different groups across society.
This discussion paper was published by EDF in April 2006.
This seminar considered the implications of replacing the existing duties with a single positive duty to promote equality covering age, religion and belief and sexual orientation in addition to the existing grounds.
This seminar discussed the use of procurement to promote equality.
The Equality Act gained Royal Assent on 20 February 2006.
This seminar considered what different measures might be introduced to promote equality in the private sector.
This seminar considered how equality law can be framed to reflect the increased focus on diversity alongside equality.