Title Description Institution Country Level Topics
Lantern Award

Every two to three years MOVISIE is doing research on the state of the gay emancipation of Dutch municipalities.

MOVISIE Netherlands Local, National Communication strategy
The Gender & Media Handbook: Promoting Equality, Diversity & Empowerment


This handbook explains the relation between gender and media around the world and in Cyprus and provides conceptual tools about media power and the role of media in supporting gender (in)equality.

Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies Cyprus National Getting expert advice, Communication strategy
The Human Rights Report of the City of Graz


The Human Rights Advisory Council of the City of Graz informs the Council about the local Human Rights situation in order to guarantee an appropriate and efficient Human Rights policy.

City of Graz Austria Local, National Coordination, Monitoring and evaluation
“No one should be put in a box” (“Kein Mensch passt in eine Schublade”) Campaign

A poster campaign to encourage people to seek advice if they feel they are discriminated against. It covered six grounds of discrimination: age, disability, ethnic origin, sex, religion or creed and sexual identity. All these groups are covered under Germany’s General Equality Law.

Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency Germany National Communication strategy
Bealtaine Festival

This is a yearly national festival celebrating older people in the arts. Bealtaine runs in partnership with over 400 organisations and groups which organise events throughout the country. Each year, the participating organisations collaborate closely to provide advice, network and fundraise. Bealtaine is an Age & Opportunity initiative part-funded by the Arts Council and delivered by hundreds of organisations around the country. Dublin City Council is an investment partner. In 2009, a major independent evaluation of the Bealtaine festival was published by the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology in the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Age & Opportunity/Arts Council/Dublin City Council Ireland National Funding, Communication strategy
“I can vote” campaign

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

Government of Luxembourg Luxembourg National Communication strategy, Engaging the community , Facilitating participation
“May I help you?” Project

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.

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 National Education and training, Communication strategy
Conference “Rights Work!”

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.

Conference organised by the Swedish Government Sweden National Education and training, Engaging the community , Monitoring and evaluation
Matching Practice with Principles, Human Rights Impact Assessment: EU Opportunities


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.

Humanist Committee on Human Rights Netherlands National Legal frameworks, Monitoring and evaluation
Equal at Work: Easy Access Guide for Practitioners (Access to justice)

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.

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 National Education and training