Racial Equality Impact Assessments are a social tool aimed at identifying, and offering practical solutions to, elements that lead to discrimination and inequality in decision-making processes. They should used at all levels of decision making.
As previously reported on the Monitor, Hungary broke with the centralised vaccine procurement system of the European Union by approving and purchasing Russian and Chinese vaccines that have not yet been approved by the European Medicines Agency.
SLAPPs are a weapon in the hands of those that want to prevent us from having a say on matters that affect our lives and the society we live in. Liberties joins other NGOs from across the EU to urge policymakers to end these gag lawsuits.
In this tracker, the Civil Liberties Union for Europe (Liberties) collects the most important developments around COVID passes as they emerge, with a special emphasis on those that Liberties as a human rights watchdog finds potentially concerning.
Slovenia's right-wing government continues its push to cripple independent NGOs by cutting them off from critical funding under the Norway Grants/EEA Grants program.
As in many other European countries, COVID-19 related measures started to ease in Poland. There are, however, still several restrictions in place.
Given his attacks on journalists and activists, the claim by Slovenia's PM that he will champion free speech while holding the EU Presidency is laughable. If he were serious, here are things things we'd expect to see.
On 28 June, Liberties and 15 other civil society organizations sent an open letter to members of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee of the European Parliament, asking for user-centered amendments to the draft Digital Markets Act.
After months of COVID-19-related restrictions, measures started to ease in Greece in May 2021. At the beginning of May, restaurants, coffee shops and bars were allowed to reopen. On 15th May 2021, Greece reopened for tourism.
Copyright Guidance introduced a controversial new regime without proper safeguards. It is highly problematic. Here is why.