Human Rights

WOMEN’S AFFAIRS, EQUALITY, MINORITY RIGHTS

THE 10 FINALISTS

We honour political work that promotes coexistence, in spite of our conflicting personal political views. We are looking for political leaders who take a stand for equality regardless of race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other orientation, nation or social origins, wealth, birth or other factors.

Your Vote Your Voice

Monaghan County Council has developed an easy-to-read guide to the voting process, with a focus on the needs of disabled voters.

Connected Newsstands

The City of Milan develops an app to enable newsstands to securely provide citizens with certificates issued by the registry office on demand.

Minority SafePack Initiative

This programme promotes linguistic diversity and minority languages in Europe through cultural support, policy making, and the creation of a European Language Diversity Centre.

Harraga Boys

A programme in Palermo provides a support system for unaccompanied migrant minors with skills training, work placement, and social housing.

Handicap Equality Mission

A programme aims to simplify government procedures for disabled people, created for and alongside the people with disabilities and their families.

Local De-Radicalisation Network

A local multi-agency group uses a systemic approach to investigate and counter radicalisation among vulnerable groups, to recognise diversity, promote inclusion, and encourage dialogue and participation.

Diversity Management

The City of Mannheim sets the pace for respectful, intercultural urban coexistence, with a round table on diversity management and strategies, such as anonymous application procedures.

MiFriendly Cities

A unique, multi-sectoral project brings together migrants, employers, citizens, and other services, to establish strong communities, build businesses, improve people’s lives, and foster integration.

Ireland’s LGBTI+ Youth Strategy

LGBTI+ is at the forefront of a three-year action strategy in Ireland to improve the lives of LGBTI+ young people, and to understand the challenges they face today.