Online Conference on 20 years of Equality Bodies
On 29 June 2000, the Council of the EU adopted the Race Equality Directive (2000/43/EC). This ‘new generation’ equal treatment instrument extended legal protection against discrimination beyond the ground of gender. It revolutionised the equality infrastructure by requiring all Member States and candidate countries to designate national equality bodies to promote equal treatment and support victims of discrimination.
On 29 June 2020, an online event will take place to celebrate its 20th anniversary. We at Equinet – European Network of Equality Bodies are organising this event together with the European Commission, the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU and the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
High-level decision-makers will discuss how equality has evolved in the past 20 years, what barriers currently block citizens from equal opportunities in all aspects of their lives, and how we can improve the lives of Europeans in the future.Register here