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European Commission at World Pride Madrid 2017

Gender equality,Tackling discrimination

Today, the European Commission is participating in the International Human Rights Conference, which is taking place in Madrid as part of World Pride 2017. Irena Moozova, Director for Equality and Union Citizenship, will represent the European Commission at the conference. This is a sign of the Commission's constant commitment to combatting the discrimination of LGBTI people in the EU.

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Advancing LGBTI equality

Gender equality,Tackling discrimination

Discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity has no place in our society, but for many people in Europe, it is a daily reality.

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Call for 4-Year Framework Partnership Agreements to support European networks through operating grants

EU citizenship and free movement,Gender equality,Tackling discrimination

On 7 March 2017, DG Justice and Consumers has opened a new call for proposals under the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme to establish new 4-year Framework Partnership Agreements with EU-level networks. This is the second of its kind under the current Multi-Financial Framework 2014-2020.

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International women's day

Fundamental rights,Gender equality,Tackling discrimination

Tomorrow is International Women's Day! This is a good opportunity to promote respect for women's rights, encourage people to fight against discrimination and gender-based violence, and to fully engage both women and men in all aspects of life. Because this is such an important event, the European Commission is marking the occasion in a number of different ways.

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New European handbook on equality data

Tackling discrimination

The new European handbook on equality data promotes equality and contributes to fight against discrimination in the EU by analysing why and what kind of data should be collected in relation to equality and discrimination.

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