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EU counter-terrorism law opens door to discrimination and human rights abuses

30 November 2016 - The EU Directive on combating terrorism adopted today by the EU Council runs the risk of undermining fundamental rights and having a disproportionate and discriminatory impact on ethnic and religious (...)

European Union Directive on Counterterrorism is Seriously Flawed

30 November 2016 - European Union Member States must ensure that a new effort to standardise counterterrorism laws does not undermine fundamental freedoms and the rule of law, a group of international human rights (...)

Joint Statement: 7 priority actions to protect refugee and migrant children

29 November 2016 - This joint statement signed by 78 organisations, including ENAR, outlines 7 priority actions to be carried out by the EU to protect refugee and migrant children. November 29th - 78 organisations active in (...)

EU ratification of the Istanbul Convention: A vital opportunity to end violence against women and girls

18 November 2016 - ENAR, together with the European Coalition to end violence against women and girls, has launched a factsheet in support of the EU signature and ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on (...)

Racist, homophobic, sexist remarks: NGOs call on Commissioner Öttinger to resign

8 November 2016 - In an Open Letter to the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, European NGOs ENAR, European Women’s Lobby, ILGA-Europe, (...)

Open Letter to the President of the European Commission: Racist comments by Commissioner Günther Oettinger

4 November 2016 - ENAR is deeply concerned about the racist, homophobic and sexist comments made by Commissioner Günther Oettinger in a speech given on 26 October. We are calling for a strong statement from the European (...)

Equal@work seminar: Integrating refugees in the workforce

4 November 2016 - The Equal@Work Platform 8th annual seminar will focus on "Integrating refugees in the workforce: challenges and ways forward" and will take place on 14-15 December in (...)

Wearing the headscarf in the workplace: Observations on discrimination based on religion

2 November 2016 - ENAR and Amnesty International have published observations on discrimination based on religion in the Achbita and Bougnaoui cases pending in the Court of Justice of the European Union. These cases before (...)

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