EU Policies

EU Policies

European Commission relations with Civil Society

EC Communication on “The roots of democracy and sustainable development: Europe’s engagement with civil society in external relations”:

European Civic Forum – civic space, participation, civil dialogue

Volunteering and participation

EU policies and volunteering

Communication on EU Policies and Volunteering: Recognising and Promoting Cross-border Voluntary Activities in the EU

EU Youth Strategy 2010-18, seeking to encourage young people to participate in the democratic process and in society

Good practice brochure on youth participation

Structured dialogue

European Union policy on Human Rights

EU Human Rights policy

EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy 2015-19

Human Rights and Democracy: EU Strategic Framework and EU Action Plan

EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

Consumer rights

European Union policy in combating gender-based and domestic violence

Good practices in combating gender-based violence

Eurobarometer domestic violence against women report

Directive 2012/29/EU (25 October 2012) establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime

Directive 2011/99/EU (13 December 2011) on the European protection order

Directive 2010/41/EU (7 July 2010) on the application of the principle of equal treatment between men and women engaged in an activity in a self-employed capacity

European Union policy on Trafficking in Human Beings

EU anti-trafficking website – a “one-stop-shop” for anyone interested in the subject

Policy on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings

EU Directive on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings (2011)

EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings (2012-2016)

Stockholm Programme (EU priorities for the areas of justice, freedom and security for the period 2010-14, includes priority to anti-trafficking measures)

EU report on the progress made in the fight against trafficking in human beings (19 May 2016)

European Union policy on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity – LGBTI policies

European Union policy on Gender Equality

European Union policies on Migration

European Union policies on the Environment

EU Environment Action Programme to 2020

Role and importance of environment NGOs in EU decision-making

European Union policy on Corporate Social Responsibility

European Pillar of Social Rights

The EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child and the European Child Guarantee