For 8 March – International Women’s Day – the Andalusian Association for Human Rights (APDHA) and the European Association for the Defense of Human Rights (AEDH) declare their opposition to the Spanish government’s draft law on abortion.
23 June 2014 – 9.00 to 17.00
REGISTER TO The public conference “Fundamental Rights for Roma people”
The public conference “Fundamental Rights for Roma people” aims to present the European project “Roma people have rights – INSEROM: for effective exercise of fundamental rights”.
With four of its members (LDH, BEMIS, CHC and APDHA), AEDH is involved in a European project on the rights of Roma persons.
INSEROM, as it is called, aims at empowering the Roma communities residing in the partners’ countries by making them knowledgeable about their rights, at national and European levels, for them to be able to defend these rights and to fight the discrimination they are facing.
On 9th December 2013, the Council of Europe adopted unanimously the Recommendation proposed by the Commission to improve the economic and social lives of Roma within the European Union (main areas: education, employment, healthcare and housing).
On 12th December 2013, the Ligue des Droits de l’Homme (France) is organising, in collaboration with AEDH, a national and European seminar with the aim of informing, discussing and mobilizing around the question of Roma migrants and of addressing the issue of citizenship.
Within the framework of the INSEROM project, AEDH is taking part, on 17th and 18th October, to a workshop organised by Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de Andalucía (APDHA). Based on training tools, the project is aimed at promoting citizen participation and social integration of Roma communities through human rights education.
The European Association for the Defense of Human Rights (AEDH) firmly condemns statements made by certain members of the European Parliament during the plenary discussion on the situation of Roma people, held on Wednesday 9 October at the European Parliament.
The working group “Equality Law in practice” leads a research on the implementation of the directive of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and work but also of the directive of 29 June 2013 on the implementation of directive on equal treatment irrespective of racial or ethnic origin. This contribution from Equinet Members in twenty-three countries aims to complete the European Commission report on these directives.
In May and June 2013, European Grassroots Antiracist Movement (EGAM) conducted a campaign against racial discrimination in access to housing in Europe.
In early July, the Greek Minister of Health decided to re-introduce Public Health Decree 39A – previously implemented in 2012. This document imposes measures such as obligatory testing for hepatitis, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.