49

wynik(i)

Słowo/słowa
Rodzaj publikacji
Obszar polityki
Autor
Słowo kluczowe
Data

EU policies – Delivering for citizens: Promoting equality between women and men

28-06-2019

The European Union (EU) is committed to eliminating inequalities and promoting gender equality 'in all its activities' and has made considerable advances over the years. Nevertheless, the situation remains uneven across the EU, and in recent times progress has slowed, stalled or even regressed in some areas. Yet, the evidence points clearly to the benefits of gender equality for individuals, the economy and society as a whole. Public opinion surveys show that a large majority of Europeans agree that ...

The European Union (EU) is committed to eliminating inequalities and promoting gender equality 'in all its activities' and has made considerable advances over the years. Nevertheless, the situation remains uneven across the EU, and in recent times progress has slowed, stalled or even regressed in some areas. Yet, the evidence points clearly to the benefits of gender equality for individuals, the economy and society as a whole. Public opinion surveys show that a large majority of Europeans agree that promoting gender equality is important for a fair and democratic society, the economy and for them personally and that a growing share of citizens would like the EU to do more in this area. Europeans also expect increased EU action on related policies. During the last legislative term, as part of a broader gender equality programme, the EU institutions have been working on proposals for new EU laws to improve work-life balance and combat violence against women. Promoting equality between women and men will remain one of the major challenges in the coming years. Demographic trends, technological developments and changes to the way we work are just some of the issues where different impacts on women and men will need to be considered. Options for further EU involvement could include better implementation and enforcement of existing legislation, moves to modernise it, fill gaps in protection and address emerging issues, and non-legislative measures such as data collection and monitoring, awareness-raising, and support for national and grassroots initiatives. It will require the political will at all levels to tackle issues across a broad spectrum of policies, together with the provision of the necessary institutions, tools and resources to put that resolve into action. This is an update of an earlier briefing issued in advance of the 2019 European elections.

Religion and human rights

21-11-2018

Although on the EU agenda for decades, recent events, such as the migration crisis and the issues with the rule of law in some Member States, have brought the issue of values back into focus. EU values are those of equality, freedom and respect for human rights. Freedom of religion and belief has significant protections in the EU and under the international legal framework. Religion, represented by churches, religious communities and other actors, is also a significant factor in the protection and ...

Although on the EU agenda for decades, recent events, such as the migration crisis and the issues with the rule of law in some Member States, have brought the issue of values back into focus. EU values are those of equality, freedom and respect for human rights. Freedom of religion and belief has significant protections in the EU and under the international legal framework. Religion, represented by churches, religious communities and other actors, is also a significant factor in the protection and promotion of human rights, both in the world and in the European Union. International human rights bodies have even formalised the participation of religious actors, mostly through exchanges and dialogues, and the European Union is no exception. Its Article 17 Dialogue with churches, religious, philosophical and non-confessional organisations offers an opportunity for those groups to make their voices heard at EU level. Religious actors have made significant contributions in, for example, migration, deradicalisation, social justice and education for tolerance. However, the role of religion in the human rights arena is sometimes perceived as challenging, since some religious actors and some secular human rights actors may not see eye-to-eye in some areas. Experts therefore suggest that it is important to maintain that all human rights have equal worth, that everyone who may be affected by the issue is included in the dialogue, and to try to find a compromise that will not alienate any party from further cooperation.

Languages and the Digital Single Market

21-09-2018

The citizens of the European Union communicate in its 24 official languages, approximately 60 regional and minority languages, and 31 national and regional sign languages. Some of these have many millions of native and foreign speakers, whereas others are spoken by just a few thousand people each. Dominant languages can threaten the survival of 'smaller' ones with many fewer native speakers and which thus need protection. Multilingualism policy in areas such as language teaching and learning, and ...

The citizens of the European Union communicate in its 24 official languages, approximately 60 regional and minority languages, and 31 national and regional sign languages. Some of these have many millions of native and foreign speakers, whereas others are spoken by just a few thousand people each. Dominant languages can threaten the survival of 'smaller' ones with many fewer native speakers and which thus need protection. Multilingualism policy in areas such as language teaching and learning, and translation and interpretation, is necessary to facilitate communication among various language communities and for supporting languages with fewer speakers. Moreover, unaddressed language barriers hinder the economy of individual Member States and the EU in general. The digital shift and ICT technologies open rich possibilities of expression and business, yet these are not spread equally across language communities. Smaller languages are under-represented in digital environments, which could entail their digital extinction. New technologies can facilitate language learning, translation and interpretation. However, paradoxically, the smaller languages, which could benefit the most from these technologies, are the least resourced in data, in researchers specialising in both language and technology, and in human and financial means. Some solutions to these challenges could emerge from EU-supported and coordinated projects, a clear focus on language technologies in EU policies, and dedicated funding, provided in the clear awareness that these challenges not only have a human dimension but also economic implications for the digital single market and the economy of the EU as a whole.

Democratic Transition and Linguistic Minorities in Estonia and Latvia

16-05-2018

Upon request by the PETI Committee, the Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs commissioned this in-depth analysis on Democratic Transition and Linguistic Minorities in Estonia and Latvia. The writer claims that in order to understand the situation of political representation rights of ethnic and linguistic minorities in Estonia and Latvia it is essential to provide a historical-political framework that contextualizes the presence of such substantial minorities in the ...

Upon request by the PETI Committee, the Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs commissioned this in-depth analysis on Democratic Transition and Linguistic Minorities in Estonia and Latvia. The writer claims that in order to understand the situation of political representation rights of ethnic and linguistic minorities in Estonia and Latvia it is essential to provide a historical-political framework that contextualizes the presence of such substantial minorities in the two countries and justifies the type of relationship existing with the majority of nation holder. He also suggests that from one side, full integration is the goal that needs to be pursued, while at the same time it's important to ensure the cultural and national values of Latvians and Estonians.

Autorzy zewnętrzni

Angela DI GREGORIO

Równouprawnienie płci w mediach i w sektorze cyfrowym

11-04-2018

Podkreśliwszy udział i obecność kobiet w mediach i sektorze cyfrowym przy okazji Międzynarodowego Dnia Kobiet w dniu 8 marca 2018 r., Parlament dokonuje analizy obecnej sytuacji i proponuje sposoby wzmocnienia pozycji kobiet i dziewcząt w sprawozdaniu z własnej inicjatywy, które ma zostać omówione podczas kwietniowego posiedzenia plenarnego.

Podkreśliwszy udział i obecność kobiet w mediach i sektorze cyfrowym przy okazji Międzynarodowego Dnia Kobiet w dniu 8 marca 2018 r., Parlament dokonuje analizy obecnej sytuacji i proponuje sposoby wzmocnienia pozycji kobiet i dziewcząt w sprawozdaniu z własnej inicjatywy, które ma zostać omówione podczas kwietniowego posiedzenia plenarnego.

Walka z ubóstwem, wykluczeniem społecznym i dyskryminacją

01-04-2018

Wspierając państwa członkowskie w walce z ubóstwem, wykluczeniem społecznym i dyskryminacją, Unia Europejska chce wzmocnić integrację i spójność europejskiego społeczeństwa oraz zapewnić wszystkim obywatelom równe szanse i równy dostęp do zasobów.

Wspierając państwa członkowskie w walce z ubóstwem, wykluczeniem społecznym i dyskryminacją, Unia Europejska chce wzmocnić integrację i spójność europejskiego społeczeństwa oraz zapewnić wszystkim obywatelom równe szanse i równy dostęp do zasobów.

Equality and the Fight against Racism and Xenophobia

28-03-2018

This study specifically focuses on EU action and cooperation concerning equality and the fight against racism and xenophobia. Despite existing EU legislation and action it argues that there are still significant gaps and barriers to equal treatment and to adequate prevention and prosecution of, and compensation for, hate crimes within the European Union. The impact of the gaps and barriers identified – in action and cooperation – at EU level are assessed both in terms of economic impact and their ...

This study specifically focuses on EU action and cooperation concerning equality and the fight against racism and xenophobia. Despite existing EU legislation and action it argues that there are still significant gaps and barriers to equal treatment and to adequate prevention and prosecution of, and compensation for, hate crimes within the European Union. The impact of the gaps and barriers identified – in action and cooperation – at EU level are assessed both in terms of economic impact and their impacts on economic rights and freedoms. To address these gaps and barriers, the study provides some options for EU action in the field.

Równouprawnienie płci w mediach i w sektorze cyfrowym

06-03-2018

Międzynarodowy Dzień Kobiet stanowi okazję zarówno do uczczenia osiągnięć kobiet, jak i do podsumowania postępów w zakresie równouprawnienia płci. W tym roku Parlament Europejski zwraca uwagę na sytuację w mediach i w sektorze cyfrowym, czemu służy sprawozdanie, które będzie przedmiotem debaty w trakcie marcowej sesji plenarnej po wysokiej rangi wydarzeniu organizowanym w dniu 8 marca.

Międzynarodowy Dzień Kobiet stanowi okazję zarówno do uczczenia osiągnięć kobiet, jak i do podsumowania postępów w zakresie równouprawnienia płci. W tym roku Parlament Europejski zwraca uwagę na sytuację w mediach i w sektorze cyfrowym, czemu służy sprawozdanie, które będzie przedmiotem debaty w trakcie marcowej sesji plenarnej po wysokiej rangi wydarzeniu organizowanym w dniu 8 marca.

Sexism in advertising

05-03-2018

Women continue to be misrepresented in the media, which has negative consequences for the personal and professional development of both women and men. Due to its purpose and pervasiveness, advertising can be especially powerful in conveying messages, both positive and negative. The European Parliament has recognised the importance of combating sexism in advertising, and called on the Commission and the Member States to step up their efforts.

Women continue to be misrepresented in the media, which has negative consequences for the personal and professional development of both women and men. Due to its purpose and pervasiveness, advertising can be especially powerful in conveying messages, both positive and negative. The European Parliament has recognised the importance of combating sexism in advertising, and called on the Commission and the Member States to step up their efforts.

One step forward and two steps back for human rights in the world

01-03-2018

On 13 December 2017, just a few days after the United Nations' Human Rights Day, the European Parliament (EP) adopted in plenary its annual resolution on human rights and democracy. Addressing the numerous pressures exerted on human rights in 2016, the resolution calls upon the European Union to place human rights at the centre of EU relations with all third countries and to lead by example. The resolution hails the step forward made for the empowerment of women, but also warns of two new challenges ...

On 13 December 2017, just a few days after the United Nations' Human Rights Day, the European Parliament (EP) adopted in plenary its annual resolution on human rights and democracy. Addressing the numerous pressures exerted on human rights in 2016, the resolution calls upon the European Union to place human rights at the centre of EU relations with all third countries and to lead by example. The resolution hails the step forward made for the empowerment of women, but also warns of two new challenges – backward steps – to human rights in the world. One is brought about by new technological developments, and the other by new trends in terrorism involving psychological intimidation through the destruction of heritage sites.

Planowane wydarzenia

10-12-2019
EU institutional dynamics: Ten years after the Lisbon Treaty
Inne wydarzenie -
EPRS
11-12-2019
Take-aways from 2019 and outlook for 2020: What Think Tanks are Thinking
Inne wydarzenie -
EPRS

Partnerzy

Bądź na bieżąco

email update imageSystem powiadomień e­mail

System powiadomień mejlowych, który wysyła najnowsze informacje bezpośrednio na Twój adres poczty elektronicznej, umożliwia śledzenie działalności wszystkich osób oraz wydarzeń związanych z Parlamentem. Wiadomości te obejmują najnowsze informacje dotyczące posłów, usług informacyjnych czy Think Tank.

System ten dostępny jest z dowolnej strony w witrynie Parlamentu. Aby zamówić usługę i otrzymywać regularnie powiadomienia z Think Tank, wystarczy podać swój adres poczty elektronicznej, wybrać interesujący nas temat, wskazać częstotliwość, z jaką biuletyn ma być nadsyłany (codziennie, co tydzień, co miesiąc), oraz potwierdzić rejestrację poprzez kliknięcie linku, który zostanie przesłany na wskazany adres mejlowy.

RSS imageWiadomości RSS

Nie przegap żadnej informacji lub aktualizacji strony Parlamentu Europejskiego dzięki naszym kanałom RSS.

W celu skonfigurowania swojego kanału należy kliknąć poniższy link.