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Supporting whistleblowers means acting for the freedom of information 

9 December - The European Association for the Defense of Human Rights (AEDH) expresses its solidarity with the whistleblowers that have been charged and sentenced in the LuxLeaks trial.

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Internship position - Personal Data Protection

Le bureau de l’AEDH basé à Bruxelles recherche actuellement un stagiaire dans le domaine de la Protection des données personnelles pour une période de 5 à 6 mois commençant fin février 2017.

Deadline: 18 December 2016

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Internship position - Economic, social and cultural rights

Le bureau de l’AEDH basé à Bruxelles recherche actuellement un/e stagiaire dans le domaine des Droits économiques, sociaux et culturels pour une période de 5 à 6 mois commençant fin février 2017.

Deadline: 18 December 2016

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Internship position - Asylum and migration

Le bureau de l’AEDH basé à Bruxelles recherche actuellement un/e stagiaire dans le domaine Asile et Migration pour une période de 5 à 6 mois commençant mi/fin février 2017.

Deadline: 18 December 2016

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Ensuring a decent work : a necessity in the European Pillar for social rights

30 November 2016 - Since the European Commission has launched its consultation on a European Pillar for social rights (EPSR) on 8 March this year, the Employment and Social Affairs Committee has developed a draft report, led by Maria João Rodrigues, Socialists and Democrats (S&D) Member of European Parliament (MEP), in order to give the European Parliament’s opinion on the issue. The world of work is at the core of this initiative, needing to be “fair and truly pan-European”. But what does a “fair” or “decent” work mean ?

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European funding in the field of migration

30 November 2016 - Following the European Commission proposal for the 2017 budget, the Parliament and the Council of the European Union (EU) have reached a temporary agreement on the 2017 budget, which will be put to the vote during the plenary session in December, the two institutions having to formally approve it. 

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The reinforcement of Eurodac: surveillance at the service of border control and not a fair asylum system

30 November 2016 - Euroda, the system created by regulation (EC) N° 2725/2000, is the first European Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS). In more technical terms, the Eurodac database functions according to a system of exchange and comparison, each State having to register asylum seekers data of whom it keeps files in its national database and transmits them to a central unit in order to register them and compare them existing ones. The central unit transmits the result (positive or negative) of the comparison to the Member States following a "hit/not hit" system, concordance/not concordance. The data reliability has to be analysed by EU Lisa before they are inserted into the central system. 

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CETA, a sword in our democracy 

30 November 2016 - It was on a Sunday, 30 October 2016, when the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union (EU) and Canada was signed. It has to be approved by the European Parliament as well. However, there are serious concerns regarding its democratic legitimacy. 

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Towards a revision of the Blue Card... not very convincing

29 November 2016 - The 7th of November, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) has dedicated a special hearing to the evaluation of the proposal for the reform of the Directive 2009/20/CE, known as the "Blue Card" Directive. The hearing was based on the conclusions of the impact assessment realised by the European Commission together with the OECD. 

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Statement: Violence against women has to be opposed with the means of rights

25 November 2016 - 33% of women in the European Union are victims of violence at one point in their life and in the course of the 12 preceding months, 13 million women have experienced physical violence, 3.7 million sexual violence and 9 million have experienced stalking according to a survey of the Fundamental Rights Agency of the EU published in 2014. 

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30 November 2016

European funding in the field of migration

29 November 2016 - Following the European Commission proposal for the 2017 (...) 538. European funding in the field of migration

3 November 2016

The Flemish League for Human rights and its partners grant Facebook with the “Big Brother Award”

12 October 2016 – Every year a person, a company, a government agency or a (...) 554. The Flemish League for Human rights and its partners grant Facebook with the “Big Brother Award”

28 October 2016

Arrivals continue in the Mediterranean

27 October 2016 - The European Commission is satisfied of the efficiency of (...) 542. Arrivals continue in the Mediterranean

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9 décembre 2016

Supporting whistleblowers means acting for the freedom of information

The European Association for the Defence of Human Rights (AEDH) expresses (...) Supporting whistleblowers means acting for the freedom of information

2 décembre 2016

Europol : a massive data breach revealing the risks

2 December 2016 - The European Association for the Defence of Human Rights (...)  Europol : a massive data breach revealing the risks

25 novembre 2016

Statement : Violence against women has to be opposed with the means of rights

25 november 2016 - 33 % of women in the European Union are victims of (...) Statement : Violence against women has to be opposed with the means of rights

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