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Wednesday 18 May 2016
Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women is monitored by the CEDAW Committee, a body of independent experts on women's rights from around the world. As a party to the treaty Ireland is obliged to submit regular reports to the Committee on how the rights of the Convention are implemented.
In March 2016, the CEDAW Committee sent Ireland a list of issues and questions prior to reporting, under the simplified reporting procedure for human rights treaty bodies adopted by resolution of the General Assembly in 2014. Ireland’s replies to this list will constitute the combined 6th and 7th periodic reports under the Convention. Consultations with civil society on preparation of this report will commence shortly, with a view to submitting the report by the deadline of 12 September 2016.
Friday 18 December 2015
Call for Proposals on Actions in the area of Integration
The European Commission has issued a Call for Proposals on actions in the area of Integration under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund. The call aims at funding transnational projects to foster integration of third country nationals in the Member States of the European Union with a focus on:
- fostering integration of migrant women; and
- facilitating the access to work and fostering integration in the work place.
You will find all relevant documents here: EU Commission - Call for proposals on the Actions in the area of Integration (deadline for submissions 29/02/2016)
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