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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).

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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.

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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!

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LGBTI Equality

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The acronym LGBTI stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex and describes a diverse group of persons whose sexual orientation and/or gender identity diverge from the more conventional gender roles of and relationships between men and women. LGBTI people are also sometimes referred to as “sexual, gender and bodily minorities”.

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How to advance LGBTI equality?

Tackling discrimination

This 1st March 2018, on the international "Zero Discrimination Day", Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová presented to the High Level Group on Non-Discrimination, Equality and Diversity, the second annual report on the list of Actions to advance Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Equality.

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Good Practice Exchange Seminar on Policies to combat bullying of LGBTI people in educational institutions

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The event was hosted by the Portuguese government and took place in Lisbon. It brought together the European Commission, Member States and NGOs who shared their knowledge and experiences in order to develop policies and establish more effective ways to combat the discrimination of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex people in educational institutions.

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