The second edition of "The Parliament of Rights" #rightsEP has started. The project foresees a number of activities from January to June 2018: public meetings; university seminars; workshops for journalists and for civil society; a best thesis award and online news items. The project "Parliament of Rights" aims to contribute to a better understanding of the role of the European Parliament in the Union's democratic life and in the definition of European policies for fundamental rights.

Analyses, interviews, and summary tables to contextualise the issues discussed in public meetings

From January to June 2018, 3 Italian cities will be hosting meetings between MEPs, civil society, and schools to discuss the EP's role in the protection of fundamental rights inside and outside the Union

A prize for the best undergraduate thesis on the European Parliament will be awarded in June 2018 by OBC Transeuropa/CCI

Reform of the Dublin Regulation – Towards another wasted opportunity?

Prolonged discussions and disagreements between governments threaten the necessary reform of European rules on the right of asylum

The Romanian “slaves” behind the Sicilian tomatoes

Hundreds of migrant women moved from Romania to Sicily in order to work, but they are now reduced to a sort of contemporary slaves. The issue has been brought to the European Parliament, where many politicians are urging the EU to intervene

Destinatari e requisiti del Premio

Developed in collaboration with CEJI – A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe, the edu-kit features a case study on the evolution of EU anti-discrimination policies over the last twenty years, highlighting the contribution and the specific role of the European Parliament in this ongoing process. It also offers an introductory guide to sources and resources made available on various other issues from the EP information services

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How does the European Parliament work? What role does it have in defining policies to contrast discrimination in the European Union? How can citizens participate in the legislative process and, through the Parliament, influence European and national policies? Four seminars for associations, teachers, schools, and local authorities in several cities

Interactive seminars took place: 26 May 2017 in Milan, 11  May 2017 in Florence, 16 December 2016 in Rovereto (TN)

Five seminars for undergraduate students, based on a dedicated educational kit , on the decision-making process of the European Parliament and its actual impact on the lives of EU citizens. Partner universities: Bergamo , Milan Bicocca , Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa , Trento , and Verona .

Writing, editing, and translation of 25 Wikipedia entries on the European Parliament