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hate crime FRA
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FRA: Report hate crime, support victims

FRA’s latest report ‘Encouraging hate crime reporting: the role of law enforcement and other authorities’ highlights the gaps in hate crime reporting across the EU. FRA calls on EU ...

Last update 15 Jul 2021
Picture of the annual report 2020: Human rights at the heart of COVID-19
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Annual Report 2020 - Human rights at the heart of COVID-19 response and recovery

Discrimination and inequalities increased enormously in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic spread, said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, when presenting the Annual Report of the ...

Last update 17 Jun 2021
Fundamental Rights Report 2021 - The coronavirus pandemic and fundamental rights: A year in review
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FRA Report 2021: The coronavirus pandemic and fundamental rights: A year in review

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights released the 2021 annual Report analysing the struggles to protect Human Rights in the EU in the past year. The spotlight is given to the chapter on ...

Last update 16 Jun 2021
Equality in the EU 20 years on from the initial implementation of the equality directives. Image
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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA): published the report on "Equality in the EU 20 years on from the initial implementation of the equality directives"

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has presented a report-opinion titled “Equality in the EU 20 years on from the initial implementation of the equality directives”. It ...

Last update 14 May 2021
10 years of the Istanbul Convention
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Council of Europe: 10 years of the Istanbul Convention

On 11 May 2011, the Council of Europe celebrates the 10th anniversary of The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, also known as the Istanbul ...

Last update 10 May 2021
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United Nations: Ageism is a global challenge

In a new report, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and the United Nations Office for Human Rights ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
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International community is calling Turkey to reverse its withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention.

On Saturday, 20 March 2021, Turkey announced its withdrawal from the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention), ...

Last update 29 Mar 2021
Poster of CSW65
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ILO: Gender pay gap “Thank you” doesn’t pay the bills

ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder has made a speech at an event of Equal Pay International Coalition, which took place during the 65th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. In his ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Youth Standing Up Against Racism
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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Youth Standing Up Against Racism

On March 21, the world marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the day the police in Sharpeville, South Africa, opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful ...

Last update 18 Mar 2021
ECRI report 2020 foto
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ECRI annual report 2020: Covid-19 deepened inequalities, racism, growing religious intolerance, and backlash against LGBTI people

The Council of Europe’s Commission against racism and intolerance (ECRI), at the occasion of the International Day against Racial Discrimination on 21 March, has published its 2020 annual ...

Last update 22 Mar 2021
Zero discrimination Day 2021
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Zero Discrimination Day - 1st March

On the occasion of Zero Discrimination Day, the 1st of March, a number of international organisations has issued statements and publications, among which UNAIDS and the European Commission against ...

Last update 1 Mar 2021
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European Disability Forum: Human Rights 2020 Report EDF. The impact of Covid-19 on people with disabilities

The European Disability Forum (EDF) published the Human Rights 2020 Report on the impact of Covid-19 on people with disabilities.  Before Covid-19, over 28% of the more than 100 million ...

Last update 15 Feb 2021
Human Rights Day 2020 -- Recover Better
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Human Rights Day, 10 December 2020: Recover Better - Stand Up for Human Rights

Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on 10 December, the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone ...

Last update 3 Dec 2020
The Committee of Ministers, at its 1389th Meeting on 25 November 2020, held an exchange of views with Ms Marie B. Hagsgård, Acting President of the Advisory Committee, who presented the 12th activity report covering the period from 1 June 2018 to 31 May 2
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Council of Europe: backsliding on minority rights weakens democracy

Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities of the Council of Europe has published its twelfth activity report covering the period from June 2018 to May ...

Last update 2 Dec 2020
Roma and travellers report
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Pandemic worsens Roma and Travellers poverty and discrimination

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has issued a new bulletin entitled “Coronavirus pandemic in the EU – Impact on Roma and Travellers”. This fifth ...

Last update 20 Oct 2020