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Level Title Institution Country Description
National Human Rights Act National law United Kingdom

 

Act which incorporates the European Convention on Human Rights into English law. Provides an overview of convention rights, legislation, remedial action, derogations reservations as well as the acts of public authorities.

National Guide to the Human Rights Act 1998 (2006) 3rd edition Department for Constitutional Affairs United Kingdom

 

Refers to what is the Human Rights Act for, how does it work and how Convention Rights are defined.

National Human Rights in Health Care: A framework for local action Department of Health & British Institute for Human Rights United Kingdom

 

Explains why and how human rights are relevant to health care and makes references to compliance with Human Rights law, as for example the Human Rights Act.

National Human Rights in Health Care: A framework for local action Department of Health & British Institute for Human Rights United Kingdom

 

Explains why and how human rights are relevant to health care and makes references to compliance with Human Rights law, as for example the Human Rights Act.

EU, Local, National A good place to grow older European Commission

The goals of this report are to develop long-term strategic reforms of public services with a view to developing ‘good places to grow older’ at the local level.  This initiative supports  the empowerment of communities while changing attitudes towards old age and ageing,

EU, Local, National A good place to grow older European Commission

The goals of this report are to develop long-term strategic reforms of public services with a view to developing ‘good places to grow older’ at the local level.  This initiative supports  the empowerment of communities while changing attitudes towards old age and ageing,

National The right to health: a toolkit for health professionals British Medical Association, Commonwealth Medical Trust, UK & International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organisations Netherlands

This toolkit provides health professionals, in both developed and developing countries, with guidance on how to promote human rights in their everyday practice. It lays out what this right means for health workers and their professional associations.

National Equalities Action Network (EAN) Aberdeen City Council United Kingdom

The Equalities Action Network (EAN) is a Community Planning Challenge Forum, which ensures there are effective links to the communities of interest groups and to other equality organisations within the City. Recent members include Grampian Police, Grampian Fire and Rescue, Grampian Housing, the Forestry Commission and the Civic Forum. This network is responsible for mainstreaming different equality themes such as: Age, Disability, Faith/Religion/Belief, Gender, Race and Sexual Orientation.

National Equalities Action Network (EAN) Aberdeen City Council United Kingdom

The Equalities Action Network (EAN) is a Community Planning Challenge Forum, which ensures there are effective links to the communities of interest groups and to other equality organisations within the City. Recent members include Grampian Police, Grampian Fire and Rescue, Grampian Housing, the Forestry Commission and the Civic Forum. This network is responsible for mainstreaming different equality themes such as: Age, Disability, Faith/Religion/Belief, Gender, Race and Sexual Orientation.

National Human Rights and Local level British Institute of Human Rights United Kingdom

The five local authorities are testing out how Human Rights principles and standards can support improvements in a specific area of service provision and can provide expertise to those interested.

 
 

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