Visit of representatives of the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights to Slovenia and professional peer review of the functioning of the Slovenian authority for the equality principle / October 2017

Visit of representatives of the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights to Slovenia and professional peer review of the functioning of the Slovenian authority for the equality principle / October 2017 2018-07-16T10:58:12+00:00

In October, a delegation of the Dutch authority for the equality principle visited the Advocate of the Principle of Equality to carry out a professional peer review and to exchange good practice. Within the framework of the visit, the Advocate of the Principle of Equality hosted representatives of the Dutch authority in his new premises and explained them which challenges he has faced in establishing the authority, which was formally defined in 2016 with Law on Protection against Discrimination. The Dutch representatives contributed to the development of the authority with their valuable experience and recommendations, besides they attended a public talk on workplace discrimination from the perspective of age and gender on 19 October, with the Advocate organised in cooperation with the Dutch embassy. The Commissioner for the Principle of Equality Carina van Eck, PhD, also participated as a speaker at a public talk, together with Aleksandra Kanjuo Mrčela, PhD, professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Nejc Brezovar, PhD, state secretary at the Ministry of Public Administration, Dé Louis Hurwits, founder and director of Intersocks d.o.o., and Barbara Zupančič, coordinator of project Listina raznolikosti (Diversity Charter).