Age, gender, LGBT and disability groups unite for racial justice


In July 2017 the European Commission published its Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, with specific measures to improve age, gender, disability and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) inclusion within its workforce – all of which are important. Despite representations and dialogue with the European Network Against Racism during the development of the strategy, the European […]

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Report: Child Immigration Detention in Europe

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  European countries have reacted to the challenges of migration by adopting approaches who aim to substantially reduce the number of migrants entering Europe and increase the number of people returned. However, there is widespread concern that human rights and refugee protection standards are being undermined. One of those concerns is the use of detention, […]

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Addressing violent masculinity in EU internal and external security challenges


The European Women’s Lobby and Quaker Council for European Affairs would like to invite you to the following Brown Bag Lunch discussion: Addressing violent masculinity in EU internal and external security challenges Date: Tuesday 8 November Buffet lunch provided from 12:30 Speakers and discussion: 13.00-14.15 Location: Quaker House, Square Ambiorix 50 Register: Hundreds of […]

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Training course: Communication skills for challenging situations


Communication skills for challenging situations One and a half day course in Non-violent Communication, and Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) 1–2 December, Brussels How to manage tense situations with conflicting interests and with different cultures? Develop your communication skills with Non-violent communication and NLP. Trainers: Marlies and Sytse Tjallingii How to communicate your feelings and needs, when […]

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Beslissingsmoment: Zal er Europees publiek geld naar de wapenhandel gaan?


In december 2013 vonden de regeringen van de 28 EU-lidstaten unaniem dat ondersteuning van de nationale wapenfabrikanten een prioriteit was. Aanvankelijk voorgesteld als reactie op de economische crisis, maar al snel bepleit door voorstanders van een agressievere buitenlandse politiek. De EU-28 regeringsleiders vroegen de Europese Commissie om concrete voorstellen. Met hulp van de wapenhandel lobby […]

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