Handbook on European non-discrimination law

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May 20, 2016

Handbook on European non-discrimination law

2010 marked the 60th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights, which sets out a general prohibition on discrimination in its Article 14, and the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the two fundamental texts in the fight against discrimination at EU level – the Racial Equality and Employment Equality Directives. With the impressive body of case-law developed by the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union in the field of non-discrimination, it seemed useful to present, in an accessible way, a handbook with a CD-Rom intended for legal practitioners in the EU and Council of Europe Member States and beyond, such as judges, prosecutors and lawyers, as well as law-enforcement officers. Being at the forefront of human rights protection, they, in particular, need to be aware of the non-discrimination principles in order to be able to apply them effectively in practice. For it is at the national level that non-discrimination provisions come to life, and there on the front line that the challenges become visible (...)

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European Court of Human Rights
Publication year: 
2011