13 May 2020 16:30:00
Learning together : Regional online course "Fight against Racism, Xenophobia, Homophobia and Transphobia"STRASBOURG 13 MAY 2020
On Monday, 18 May 2020, the Council of Europe is launching its online course on fight against...
12 May 2020 14:49:00
Study on national non-discrimination mechanisms in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and BelarusSTRASBOURG 12 MAY 2020
A study on assessing the national non-discrimination mechanisms in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia,...
28 Apr 2020 09:13:00
Situational analysis on data collection on discrimination, hate crime and hate speech in Armenia now available!STRASBOURG 23 APRIL 2020
The regional Partnership for Good Governance II project “Strengthening access to justice for...
23 Mar 2020 11:47:00Strasbourg 23 March 2020
A new report on the perception of discrimination in Belarus has been published. The...
Who will benefit from this project?
- General public and in particular victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crime, will benefit from better protection of their rights through non-judicial redress mechanisms
- Equality bodies and/or Ombudspersons’ Offices
- Civil society organisations working with/representing vulnerable communities
- Ministries of Justice, Ministries of Interior, Judiciary and law enforcement agencies
How will the project work?
- In close co-operation with the national partners
- Through regional activities and networking to support peer learning from good practices
- Applying a tailor-made approach to meet the concrete needs of the country
- Building on the results of co-operation in the field of anti-discrimination under PGG Phase I (2015-2018)
- To improve access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate crime and hate speech through non-judicial redress mechanisms
- To strengthen the capacity and co-operation of Equality bodies/ Ombudsoffices with NGO partners on redress mechanisms to discrimination, hate speech and hate crime
- To raise awareness towards non-discrimination and to increase the visibility of national redress mechanisms
- The legislation on anti-discrimination, hate crime and hate speech is improved and implemented more effectively in line with European human rights standards
- Procedures and tools for disaggregated data gathering on hate crime are further strengthened
- The capacity of Equality bodies/ Ombudspersons’ Offices and NGOs to assist men and women from vulnerable groups in pursuing discrimination complaints through relevant non-judicial redress mechanisms is increased
- Awareness of the work of ‘equality bodies’ / Ombudspersons’ Office and non-judicial redress mechanisms is increased among women and men from vulnerable communities, general public, and NGOs.
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