The objective is to provide the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) with research related services on fundamental rights issues falling within FRA’s mandate and current work programmes. The scope of the work of Lot 30 covers services related to social, legal and policy analysis at EU and international level. The EU and international perspective is understood to encompass the United Nations (UN), the Council of Europe (CoE) and the European Union perspective.
Am 24.9.2019 fand die Konferenz „Somewhere beyond the rainbow – Human Rights and LGBTIQ“ in Wien statt. Die Keynote von UN Independent Expert Victor Madrigal Borloz wurde durch Vorträge internationaler Speakerinnen und Speaker ergänzt. Am Nachmittag kamen im Rahmen einer Diskussion Praktikerinnen und Praktiker zu Wort.
This conference will take stock of and contribute to giving further visibility to educational resources developed in the framework of Council of Europe’s education programmes and stimulate synergies to promote Democracy and Human Rights in the field of education.
There are no statistics available on how many students in Austrian schools have to overcome barriers due to dyslexia or dyscalculia. There is no uniform legal regulation and therefore a lack in legal certainty for both handling the assessment of the performance of students struggling with dyslexia and dyscalculia and the implementation of measures compensating for disadvantages.
From the 27th of February to the 1st of March of 2018, the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights welcomed a 16-person delegation from Albania. The study visit took place within the context of the EU- Council of Europe Joint Program “Enhancing the effectiveness of the Albanian system of human rights protection and anti-discrimination”. Delegates from the Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, the People’s Advocate and the Council of Europe’s Project Team in Tirana participated in the activity.
On the occasion of the completion of the Twinning project „Support to the advancement of human rights and zero tolerance to discrimination“, the project closing event took place on 07 June 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia. Representatives of UN agencies and the OSCE Mission to Serbia, Serbian stakeholders including representatives of line ministries, National Councils of National Minorities, the Judicial Academy and Civil Society Organizations involved in the protection of human and minority rights attended this event.