Side event of ADC Memorial ‘Strategic Approach to Overcoming Discrimination’

Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw, September 20, 2018; 13.15-14.45; Room 2.

Discrimination based on different grounds remains a serious problem in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The most vulnerable are victims of multiple forms of discrimination.

While there are some achievements in the region and important legal cases against discrimination were proven in High Courts – UN Committees, European Court of Human Rights – it is necessary to realize the implementation of these decisions, to combine litigation and advocacy in order to oppose omnipresent discrimination.

Human Rights experts from Eastern Europe and Central Asia will present their experience in overcoming discrimination of women, Roma, LGBTI, people with health issues.

A new publication by ADC Memorial will be presented – «Protection from discrimination: summary of successful legal cases»(in Russian); the book will be useful for lawyers and experts working in the field of anti-discrimination.