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Norway

Government White paper on the rights of people with cognitive disabilities - NOU 2016:17 På lik linje – åtte løft for å realisere grunnleggende rettigheter for personer med utviklingshemming (“On equal footing – 8 boosts to realize basic rights for people with cognitive disabilities”) sent on public hearing

Date: 14 February 2017. Topics

Government proposal to transfer the individual complaint mechanism from the Equality Ombud to the Equality Tribunal, and to give the Equality Tribunal power to award non-monetary damage in cases concerning working life

Date: 21 December 2016. Topics

State of affairs 01 January 2016

Date: 22 November 2016. Topics

Country report Gender equality: How are EU rules transposed into national law?

Date: 18 November 2016. Topics

Political aim to split the various functions of the national equality body into separate bodies

Is the State liable for lack of implementation of the European Convention on Social Rights (ECSR - the "Social Charter")?

Date: 11 July 2016. Topics

First court case claiming compensation because of ethnic discrimination 

New proposal for the introduction of one comprehensive anti-discriminatory framework

Report assesses how Scandinavian countries treat migrants from Romania (Roma), and their consequences

Political aim to split the various functions of the national equality body into separate bodies

Date: 27 July 2015. Topics

Promotion of acceptance of a minority group’s culture and traditional way of life

State of affairs 01 January 2014

Date: 7 November 2014. Topics
Inclusion of a separate section/ clause/ article in the Constitution specifying that no person shall be subject to unjust or disproportional differential treatment
New line adopted by the Equality and Anti-discrimination Tribunal in assessing prohibition of kippa, turban and hijab as part of private companies’ uniform rules
Date: 16 September 2014. Topics
Equality Tribunal uses sanctions to ensure implementation of universal design/ universal accommodation for blind and sight-impaired
New Act on non-discrimination because of sexual orientation in force as of 1.1.2014 expanding the scope of protection against discrimination because of sexual orientation to cover all fields, not only employment and housing. Revision and harmonization of existing anti-discrimination legislation in force as of the same date

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