NGOS WANT ANTI-DISCRIMINATION IN EU CONSTITUTIONAL TREATY.

Position::Nongovernmental organizations, Eiropean Union - Brief Article
 
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In the run-up to discussions in the February 27-28 plenary session of the Convention on the Future of Europe on the first 16 articles setting the values and aims of the European Union, a group of NGOs demanded: "Will the European Union give up on non-discrimination?" The European Network Against Racism, European Women's Lobby, International Lesbians and Gays Association Europe, AGE, the European Older People's Platform, and the European Disability Forum have major concerns that the draft Treaty constitutes a step backwards from the current Community legislation on fundamental rights. At present non-discrimination on the ground of sex, racial or ethnical origin, belief or...

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