Academy of European Law organises
Applying EU Anti-Discrimination Law
September 4-5, 2018
The seminar will provide participants with an overview of the two European directives prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of race or ethnic origin in a number of areas, as well as on disability, age, sexual orientation or religion/belief in employment and occupation.
Overview of the EU legislation on equal treatment and its relationship with the EU Charter, the European Convention, and United Nations human rights treaties
Definition of key concepts (direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, harassment)
Burden of proof and access to evidence
Remedies and sanctions
Different protected grounds, with special attention to the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Who should attend?
Participation is only open to judges, prosecutors and other members of the judiciary from the EU, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
* for more information: +49 (0)651 937 37 111, Daniel Gärtner, Course Director – Private Law