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Applying EU Anti-Discrimination Law

  • Seminar for legal practitioners
  • Organised in the framework of the EU Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme
FACE-TO-FACE EVENT IN TRIER

, 6 December 2021 – 7 December 2021
Languages:
(simultaneous interpretation)
Event number:
121DV97f

Areas of law:


ERA reserves the right to switch this face-to-face event to an online-only format in case the Covid-19-related health crisis persists.




Objective

The aim of this online seminar is to enable participants to understand and correctly apply the EU anti-discrimination legislation in domestic disputes.

The focus will be on certain aspects of practical importance for legal practitioners in the application of the two anti-discrimination Directives 2000/43 and 2000/78. Furthermore, topical and current issues in this field will be discussed. Interaction among participants will be encouraged through periods of discussion and working groups requiring their active participation.

Key topics

  • Key concepts: direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, harassment
  • Burden of proof
  • The role of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights
  • Disability and reasonable accommodation
  • Religious discrimination at the workplace
  • LGBTIQ rights
  • Hate speech
  • Artificial Intelligence

Who should attend?

Lawyers and other legal practitioners (for example, from trade unions or employers’ associations, NGOs, labour inspectorates, equality bodies, etc.) in the EU, Iceland or Liechtenstein.

Application procedure

The number of places at the event is limited and participation is subject to a selection procedure. The application period starts around 3 months before the event. A detailed seminar programme as well as an online application form, indicating a deadline for submitting the application, will then be available on this website. A response will be given to every applicant shortly after the deadline.


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Important note
No seminar fee. The number of places at the event is limited and participation is subject to a selection procedure.

ORGANISER


Conference Organisers

ERA on behalf of the European Commission (Contracting Authority)

Leyre Maiso

Assistant:
Christiane Schmitz

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Covid-19 prevention and hygiene rules

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