EUHRENET

European Human Rights Network of Towns: promoting awareness and exchanging good practices based on the EU Charter on Fundamental Rights and its application at local level.

Project number: 101054251

Timespan of the project: 01-06-2022 / 30-09-2023

E-mail: info@ceipes.org

Financing program: CERV

Objectives

  • To create and sustain a European Human Rights Network of Towns aiming at active citizenship and human rights promotion and protection at local level. Foster the participation in European inter-city dialogue and membership of an interactive human rights community.
  • By offering a free and open access to seven local, national and pan-European residential andvirtual debates between citizens, institutions and towns, the project seeks to provide a debating and exchange opportunity for those willing to learn from the EU human rights policies and seeking for policy solutions in local implementation of the EU Charter on Fundamental Rights.
  • To contribute to the development of new local civic activism groups and networks, promoting human rights, diversity, and inclusion at both local and pan-European levels.
  • To raise awareness on the EU Charter on Fundamental Rights and involve citizens and their organizations in debating the local human rights realities in Europe.
  • To share experience and discuss a range of successful local human rights policies and local inclusive and participatory strategies promoting participatory democracy and a culture of human rights.

Activities

  • 4 Open Online Events 

  • 3 OPen In Situ Events in 3 different partner countries – Italy, Czech Republic, Portugal

Results

  1. Adopt Human Rights as a guiding norm of local governance
  2. Encourage Participatory Democracy
  3. Promote awareness on the EU Charter on Fundamental Rights
  4. Develop join recommendations, contributing to the further refinement of the local and European
  5. Policies on human rights protection.

Partners