28 February 2014 // The European Parliament adopted the 'Justice Programme' and the 'Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme' to be the major source of financial support in the field of justice, equality and fundamental rights. The Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme will promote the enjoyment of the rights derived from the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and enforce gender equality and non-discrimination. The programme replaces its predecessors- Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme, Daphne III Programme and the Progress Programme in the actions on Anti-discrimination and Gender Equality. The budget for the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme in the period 2014-2020 is 439 million euro.
The Justice Programme should encourage the European cooperation on criminal matters and support EU action to tackle drug abuse. 378 million euro will be invested through programme in the period 2014-2020. The programme took over three programmes of period 2007-2013- Civil Justice, Criminal Justice and Drug Prevention and Information Programmes. The European Commission will launch the first call for proposals in April 2014. Read more on the EC website
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What: 25th International Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Congress: "GENErating Changes" - toward a new scientific and social paradigm
When: 6 - 7 June 2014
Pte. Perón Avenue 1500
(CP 1629) Derqui, Pilar - Buenos Aires
18 February 2014 // Are you a human rights supporter and a creative thinker?
Do you care about disability issues? If you are into innovation, social media, web 3.0, creating a viral buzz and e-accessibility, apply now and join our communication and information team!
We are looking for an intern to support the communication and information team: a dynamic team player seeking to create editorial and news content. The successful candidate needs to have a background in communications, writing for media and other disability and human rights targeted audiences. He/She will be familiar with the Web 2.0 world and will already have some proven experience in writing and social media management.