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DIGNITY at TRIAL project: best practice example of DG JUST funding

Criminal Justice,Effective justice,Fundamental rights,Tackling discrimination

We would like to present a project that is an example of best practice: DIGNITY at TRIAL – Enhancing Procedural Safeguards for Suspects with Intellectual and/or Psychosocial Disabilities in Criminal Proceedings within the European Union (EU).


Congratulations to the award-winning TOY for Inclusion project

Fundamental rights,Tackling discrimination

TOY for Inclusion, a project that started in 2017 and is co-funded by the REC programme, recently received an important European award. We would like to congratulate the coordinator and all the partners on their achievement and take this opportunity to share with you the activities and main results of the project.


Open calls for proposals under the Justice and REC programmes!

Civil Justice,Criminal Justice,Data protection,EU citizenship and free movement,Fundamental rights,Gender equality,Tackling discrimination

We want to fund projects that will improve justice systems and respect for fundamental rights in the EU. Please do not forget to apply for these funding opportunities!


2017: A Year of focused Actions to combat violence against women

Fundamental rights,Gender equality

Violence against Women and Girls is one of the most widespread and devastating human rights violations across the globe. It is estimated that one in three women have experienced violence at some point in their lives. That is why, last year, on the International Day to Combat Violence against Women, Věra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality launched the initiative to dedicate 2017 to combating violence against women.


11th European Forum on the rights of the child: Children deprived of their liberty and alternatives to detention

Fundamental rights

The European Forum on the rights of the child is an annual conference organised by the European Commission. It gathers key actors from EU Member States (as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and the Western Balkans), international organisations, NGOs, Ombudspersons for children, practitioners, academics and EU institutions to promote good practice on the rights of the child.


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