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Call for Proposals: Equality, artificial intelligence and algorithmic discrimination

Equinet invites experts to put forward their proposals for a study on the equality implications of artificial intelligence and the role of equality bodies in the public discourse on AI and algorithmic discrimination.
Deadline: 3 June 2019

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Equinet

Turkey: International Conference on Combating Discrimination in Working Life

The Human Rights and Equality Institution of Turkey organised an international conference on combating discrimination in working life on 17 April in Ankara. Patrick Charlier, Equinet Board member and Co-Director of the Belgian equality body Unia, presented the work on this topic at national and European level.

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Fighting Discrimination on the Ground of Age in the EU presented at UN

Age discrimination is widespread in European societies and it can affect people at all stages of life, in employment as well as in other spheres. Equinet’s Deputy Director Tamás Kádár is attending the 10th session of the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing in New York from 15-18 April to share the experience of equality bodies in promoting equality for and fighting discrimination against older persons.

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Czech Republic: Annual report on the protection against discrimination 2018

The Czech Public Defender of Rights published its annual report for the year 2018. Although the number of complaints received have slightly dropped in the last year, many challenges remain particularly in regard to age discrimination. The Czech equality body thus chose discrimination on the ground of age as its “Topic of the Year” to raise awareness on the issue. The report also details its legal support and promotion work to advance a more equal society.

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Vacancies

Apply for our Organisation Management Traineeship!

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 26 APRIL 2019 (EOB)

The Equinet Secretariat, based in central Brussels, is opening a new 6 –months long internship position for an organisation management type of position with a project management inclination.