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10th Meeting of the European Platform for Roma Inclusion : "Mutual accountability of all"

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The European Platform for Roma Inclusion aims to contribute to making European and national policies more sensitive to Roma needs. The 2016 European Platform for Roma inclusion will provide the possibility for participatory interaction among all types of stakeholders of Roma integration (including national and local authorities of the EU Member States and enlargement countries, international organisations, European institutions, representatives of European and national Roma and pro-Roma civil society, media and academia) on topics that are particularly relevant at the midterm of the EU Framework of National Roma Integration Strategies up to 2020. The central thematic focus of the 10th European Platform for Roma Inclusion will be on mutual accountability of all stakeholders.

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Non. No. Nein. Stop violence against women

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Tomorrow, 25 November, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the European Commission is launching a year of focused actions, with 10 million euros in funding for Member States, local governments, relevant professionals and civil society organisations across Europe to intensify their actions and campaigns to combat violence against women.

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Focused actions to combat violence against women

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Violence against women is endemic in the European Union. Since the age of 15:

  • one in three women has experienced sexual and/or physical violence;
  • one in three has experienced psychologically abusive behaviour by an intimate partner;
  • one in two (55%) have experienced sexual harassment.

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Diversity Charters newsletter - issue 4

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Updates from all Diversity Charters and an article on what’s the buy-in for SMEs when we speak about diversity management at the workplace

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Commissioner Jourová speaks at IDAHO Forum

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[i]Today, Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, participated in the opening ceremony of the [b]IDAHO Forum 2016[/b] in Copenhagen. The IDAHO Forum annually brings together representatives of the national authorities, EU institutions and civil societies to commemorate the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on May 17.[/i]

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International Roma Day

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Tomorrow, 8 April 2016, the European Commission marks International Roma Day by reaffirming its commitment to the inclusion and equal treatment of all Roma people across the EU.

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Diversity Charters newsletter - issue 3

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Updates from all Diversity Charters and an article on what’s the buy-in for SMEs when we speak about diversity management at the workplace

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Media Seminars - Stopping discrimination against Roma

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The European Commission, Directorate General for Justice and Consumers is to host a series of media seminars throughout Europe to bring together journalists, local authorities and representatives of Roma communities. The aim is to develop closer communication between reporters, communities, local authorities and organisations to highlight steps being taken to end discrimination against Europe’s largest minority.

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