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Europe

European Court of Human Rights – Equinet analysis of the Delfi AS v Estonia ECtHR Grand Chamber Judgment

In the Grand Chamber Judgment in the case of Delfi AS v. Estonia (application no. 64569/09) dated 16 June 2015, the European Court of Human Rights found by fifteen votes to two, that there had been no violation of Article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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Equality Bodies

Meeting of the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency and its partners in support of the Horizontal Directive

On 26th of June 2015, Equinet supported the initiative of the German Equality Body and Equinet Member Federal Anti-discrimination Agency (FADA) to raise public awareness on the so-called Horizontal Directive and to call on the German Federal Government to take actions towards unblocking the Directive’s proposal in the EU Council.

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External publications

Implementing National Roma Integration Strategies and the Racial Equality Directive: Challenges and solutions for Equality Bodies

Equality Bodies (EBs) have a significant contribution to make in ensuring the effective implementation of the National Roma Integration Strategies (NRIS) and the Racial Equality Directive 2000/43 (RED). This paper, by the European Roma Information Office (ERIO), is based on three workshops organised by ERIO with equality bodies from 20 member states. It outlines the role of Equality Bodies for an effective implementation of the National Roma Integration Strategies (NRIS) and the Racial Equality Directive (RED), as well as key challenges and potential solutions and recommendations to effectively protecting Roma against discrimination. Finally, it outlines good practices by Equality Bodies in effectively addressing Roma discrimination which have been elaborated during the workshops.

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Equinet Evaluation Lab

First meeting of the Evaluation Lab – Relevant Documents

This article gathers main documents related to the first meeting of Equinet Evaluation Lab, which was held on Monday 1st June 2015 in Brussels.

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Members' Publications

Annual report on the year 2014 by the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia

Ombudsman’s Office of the Republic of Latvia has published their 2014 Annual report in English.

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Evaluation Lab

First meeting of the Evaluation Lab – Agenda

The final agenda of the first meeting of the Evaluation Lab is available here:
Agenda First Meeting Evaluation Lab

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Members' Publications

Report on the protection of rights of LGBTI people by Albanian Commissioner for the Protection from Discrimination

In 2014 the Commissioner for the Protection from Discrimination of Republic of Albania published a Special Report for the Protection and Respect of the Rights of the LGBTI Community in Albania.