The third Steering Committee Meeting of the EU/CoE Joint Programme “Enhancing the effectiveness of the Albanian system of Human Rights Protection and Anti-discrimination” took place on Friday, 2 June 2017, in Tirana, Albania. The Committee discussed, assessed and validated the Joint Programme’s progress and achievements to date and agreed on the forthcoming activities.
Main events in the upcoming period will be:
- The publishing of a non-discrimination survey;
- The opening of three regional pilot offices of the Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination;
- The commencement of a non-discrimination awareness campaign;
- The HELP programme-based Human Rights and Anti-discrimination training courses for legal and non-legal professionals.
The Programme’s Steering Committee Meeting was attended by the Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination and representatives of her office, one of the Commissioners and other representatives of the People’s Advocate and of the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, as well as the EUD representative and the Council of Europe staff.