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National “I can vote” campaign Government of Luxembourg Luxembourg

The “I can vote” campaign in Luxembourg aimed to encourage high registration of non-national EU citizens in municipal elections in October 2011. By the registration’s closing date, 30, 937 foreigners living in Luxembourg had registered. It was organised by non-governmental organisations and municipal authorities and it provided information on rights and responsibilities in five languages. Various expatriate platforms and social networking sites were engaged to spread the word and to translate information, especially to involve the English-speaking community

National “I can vote” campaign Government of Luxembourg Luxembourg

The “I can vote” campaign in Luxembourg aimed to encourage high registration of non-national EU citizens in municipal elections in October 2011. By the registration’s closing date, 30, 937 foreigners living in Luxembourg had registered. It was organised by non-governmental organisations and municipal authorities and it provided information on rights and responsibilities in five languages. Various expatriate platforms and social networking sites were engaged to spread the word and to translate information, especially to involve the English-speaking community

National “May I help you?” Project Victim Support Association (APAV), Portugal in cooperation with Public Security Police, Commission for the Protection of Victims of Crime, the Irish Tourist Assistance (Ireland) and the General Directorate of Community Sanctions and Juvenile Justice (Spai Portugal

This project aimed to improve the information and support given to persons who are victims of crime in another Member-State other than their state of residence; design of prevention tools; to promote the exchange of knowledge and best practices on the support of tourist victims; to mitigate the impact of victimization and to build a platform of knowledge and cooperation between countries at European level. As a second component, APAV carried out training for foreign embassies to allow them to better meet the specific needs of tourist victims of crime as they are often the preferred contact point. Under this project, APAV published the Final Report and a booklet, both available in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

National “May I help you?” Project Victim Support Association (APAV), Portugal in cooperation with Public Security Police, Commission for the Protection of Victims of Crime, the Irish Tourist Assistance (Ireland) and the General Directorate of Community Sanctions and Juvenile Justice (Spai Portugal

This project aimed to improve the information and support given to persons who are victims of crime in another Member-State other than their state of residence; design of prevention tools; to promote the exchange of knowledge and best practices on the support of tourist victims; to mitigate the impact of victimization and to build a platform of knowledge and cooperation between countries at European level. As a second component, APAV carried out training for foreign embassies to allow them to better meet the specific needs of tourist victims of crime as they are often the preferred contact point. Under this project, APAV published the Final Report and a booklet, both available in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

National Conference “Rights Work!” Conference organised by the Swedish Government Sweden

The main topics addressed in this conference were: National human rights action plans and base line studies, methods for mainstreaming and following up systematic work for human rights implementation, systematic work for human rights implementation at the local and regional level and the role of civil society and national human rights institutions in systematic work for human rights implementation.

National Conference “Rights Work!” Conference organised by the Swedish Government Sweden

The main topics addressed in this conference were: National human rights action plans and base line studies, methods for mainstreaming and following up systematic work for human rights implementation, systematic work for human rights implementation at the local and regional level and the role of civil society and national human rights institutions in systematic work for human rights implementation.

National Conference “Rights Work!” Conference organised by the Swedish Government Sweden

The main topics addressed in this conference were: National human rights action plans and base line studies, methods for mainstreaming and following up systematic work for human rights implementation, systematic work for human rights implementation at the local and regional level and the role of civil society and national human rights institutions in systematic work for human rights implementation.

National Matching Practice with Principles, Human Rights Impact Assessment: EU Opportunities Humanist Committee on Human Rights Netherlands

 

The Netherlands Humanist Committee on Human Rights (HOM) has explored ways in which Human Rights could be made an effective instrument and so improve the quality of European Union policies.

National Matching Practice with Principles, Human Rights Impact Assessment: EU Opportunities Humanist Committee on Human Rights Netherlands

 

The Netherlands Humanist Committee on Human Rights (HOM) has explored ways in which Human Rights could be made an effective instrument and so improve the quality of European Union policies.

National Equal at Work: Easy Access Guide for Practitioners (Access to justice) ACCEPT Romania, Swedish Trade Union Confederation, Swedish Ombudsman Against Discrimination on the Grounds of Sexual Orientation, Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights, Help the Aged Sweden

The guide raises awareness on discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, age and disability of anti-discrimination measures provided under the EU Employment Directive and provides tools to help discriminated persons and their agents recognise and take action when discrimination has occurred.

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