Unia’s work expressed in figures for 2016
Unia received no fewer than 5,619 reports of discrimination in 2016. These led to 1,907 case files being opened concerning possible discrimination, hate speech or hate crimes. This represents an increase of 20 percent from 2015.
Annual report 2015. Living together put to the test.
The year 2015 left a deep mark on our society. Violent conflicts and tensions on a global scale have had a direct impact on us. As we finalise this annual report, Belgium is suffering the repercussions of the bomb attacks at Zaventem airport and Maelbeek metro station in Brussels.
Unia’s work expressed in figures for 2015
One of Unia's statutory tasks is to deal with "individual reports". Hence, anyone can contact Unia to ask a question, request an intervention, submit an observation or raise any other issue relating to anti-discrimination legislation or the fundamental rights of persons with disabilities, as provided for in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
Human Rights of Older Persons and Long-Term Care (2016)
Monitoring Report on The Human Rights situation of Older Persons in Belgian Residential Care Settings.
Study day 2016: Evaluation of federal anti-discrimination legislation
On 26 February 2016, Unia organised a study day in Brussels on the assessment of the federal laws on discrimination. In the course of the day, Unia presented its assessment of the Anti-Racism Law and the Anti-Discrimination Law.
For equality, against discrimination. How can we help?
Unia is an independent public service to fight discrimination and promote equal opportunities.
Agreement between the Interfederal Centre for Equal Opportunities and the federal police: Annual Report 2014
The federal police and the Centre for Equal Opportunities have been working together closely since 1996 in order to bring this ambition to fruition and fully integrate diversity in the existing processes within the police.
Diversity Barometer Housing
Access to housing is faced with numerous pitfalls: inadequate public offer, cost of private housing, insalubrity, economic crisis, lack of suitable housing, etc. Added to this is the issue of discrimination.
The Centre in 2012: Annual Activity and Management Report
The annual activity report of the Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism for the year 2012 has been published. In this way the Centre is not only fulfilling its legal duty to report on its activities, but also intends to fuel debate on discrimination, diversity, migration and human trafficking..
Annual Report Discrimination / Diversity 2011: Executive Summary
The Centre for equal opportunities and opposition to racism is regularly questioned about statements which defy the boundaries of free speech. Should one be able to say anything and everything? Can freedom of speech justify any statement? Or which statements can infringe the law?
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