CALLS - Calls for partners
Location - Member States of the European Union, including their overseas departments, Iceland and Liechtenstein, the Republic of Serbia.
Priority 1: Promoting diversity management and inclusion at the workplace, both in the public and private sector. This entails the increasing number of Diversity Charters by EU Member States, their signatories, and concrete actions that promote diversity and inclusion at the workplace with regard to the six grounds of discrimination or their intersectionality.
Priority 2: Fighting against discrimination based on sexual orientation in society and promoting the equality of LGBTI people through the implementation of the LGBTI List of Actions. Concrete and practical actions raising awareness for LGBTI equality in education, health and employment and/or to train professionals in relevant areas important for advancing equality of LGBTI people, in particular proposals focusing on transgender equality and on intersex equality.
Priority 3: Fighting against discrimination based on racial or ethnic origin and/or multiple discrimination. The focus is to contribute to the enforcement and effective implementation of Union non-discrimination legislation (Racial Equality Directive 2000/43/EC), such as victims' interest representation, independent monitoring, early warning and reporting.
Priority 4: Strengthening the fight against anti-gypsyism and various forms of discrimination of Roma. Focus shall be on discrimination in (access to) education, employment, health and housing, such as spatial and schooling segregation, forced evictions, as well as multiple discrimination (of Roma youth, women, children, etc.); supporting transnational cooperation on fighting discrimination and promoting inclusion of EU-mobile Roma; fighting antigypsyism by combatting stereotypes, mistrust and raising the general public’s awareness about Roma history; promoting inclusive public services and cooperation with the private sector for creating ethnically diverse work environments and encouraging public institutions and compagnies to include Roma in their diversity workplans. Supporting capacity building of Roma and pro-Roma civil society active in the above mentioned areas.
Priority 5: Restricted to public authorities: promoting non-discrimination on the grounds of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.
Priority 6: Restricted to public authorities: collecting equality data. To address common gaps and challenges in equality data across the EU, the European Commission Subgroup on Equality Data developed the guidelines on improving the collection and use of equality data and the compendium of practices on equality data (https://fra.europa.eu/en/theme/racism-related-intolerances/racism-compendium-practices). The actions aim to develop a coordinated approach for collecting and using equality data, including consultation with relevant stakeholders and affected communities when designing and implementing data collection; to identify who is at risk of discrimination; to enhance awareness of the importance of such data.
If interested, kindly fill in the e-form to submit your call for proposals. Due to the high number of expressions of interest, we inform you that we will not be able to respond to all the potential partners, although we will go through all the expressions of interest.
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