The Czech Helsinki Committee contributed the European Network Against Racism’s (ENAR) collective report on the Equality Directives’ implementation to the European Commission

2020 marks the 20th anniversary of two Equality Directives: the Racial Equality Directive (2000/43/EC) and the Employment Equality Directive (2000/78/EC) which are key European Union non-discrimination directives. Every five years, the European Commission (EC) reports to the European Parliament and … Continue reading

Child Rights Connect – Joint Focus submission on the CRC’s draft General Comment on “Children’s rights in relation to the digital environment”

On November 20th, 2020, Child Rights Connect shared about its joint focus submission to the draft General Comment of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) “Children’s rights in relation to the digital environment” made in collaboration … Continue reading

Child Rights Connect – Promoting the inclusion of a child rights-based approach in the Business and Human Rights treaty negotiations

On November 12th, 2020, Child Rights Connect published an article about the negotiations on a business and human rights treaty that took place at the end of October 2020. Thanks to the cooperation between the network, its members, and its … Continue reading

The COVID-19: Call to action to protect vulnerable families and children in alternative care across Europe

The COVID-19 pandemic, and the accompanying measures put in place to control it, are having a dramatic impact on some of Europe’s most vulnerable children, families and communities, compounding structural weaknesses in child protection and welfare systems. In the long-term, the socio-economic impact of … Continue reading