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Launching Conference on Protecting the Social Rights of Persons with Disabilities

On September 19 and 20, ACCESS and its partner the Armenian Association for the Disabled “Pyunic” are holding a two-day conference on “Protecting the Social Rights of Persons with Disabilities” in Yerevan (Armenia).

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New project on the social rights of persons with disabilities kicked off in Armenia!

The Project “Promoting the Social Rights of Persons with Disabilities by Building the Capacities of Armenian Civil Society Organisations to Engage with Council of Europe Monitoring Mechanisms” kicks off in Armenia!

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ACCESS’ opinion piece on the decriminalisation of domestic violence in Russia

Russia has decriminalised domestic violence. This means one step towards “traditional values” and two steps back from international human rights standards.

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International Round Table in Kiev on “The issues of human rights protection of internally displaced persons, and interests of citizens or state on the temporarily occupied territories and in the area of Anti-Terrorist Operation”

27 October 2016, Kyiv, Ukraine – Costas Paraskeva, ACCESS expert on the ECHR, gave a presentation a presentation on the restitution of property of Internally Displaced Persons at the International Round Table in Kiev.

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Publication of the baseline analysis “Enhancing the National Legal Framework in Ukraine for Protecting the Human Rights of IDPs”

This study was prepared by the Council of Europe international and national experts; the analysis of Council of Europe standards was drafted by Barbara McCallin as well as researchers and experts from the Advocacy Centre on Council of Europe Standards (ACCESS).

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Seminar on the European Social Charter and the Collective Complaints Procedure

On 25 November, ACCESS took part in a seminar on the European Social Charter and the Collective Complaints Procedure, delivering a presentation on the role of civil society organizations and the many innovative features of the Collective Complaints Procedure.

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The Regional Forum “Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons: National and Regional Responses” in Dnipro on 14 and 15 July 2016

ACCESS was invited to present the baseline analysis “Enhancing the National Legal Framework in Ukraine for Protecting the Human Rights of IDPs” along with the co-authors of the study

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Torture prevention – latest issues of the CoE newsletter

Read the latest news from the European National Preventive Mechanisms against torture in ACCESS’ bimonthly newsletter

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Strasbourg pride – 11 June 2016

ACCESS’ team stood with their Council of Europe colleagues and friends to march through Strasbourg as we celebrated diversity and equality.

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International Conference on migration in Nafplion (Greece), 27-28 May 2016

“The protection of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants – Lessons learnt from the recent crisis and perspectives for coordinated action of international organisations”

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