UNSPECIFIED (2005) Anti-Discrimination, Inclusion and Equality in Malta. [Conference Proceedings]
[From the Introduction]. On 15th September 2005, a Conference was held in Valletta as follow-up to the Civil Society Project’s report on Anti-Discrimination, Inclusion and Equality in Malta, published in June 2005. Some 200 persons attended the Conference, from government, non-governmental organizations, academia, industry and commerce, employers’ associations and trade unions among others. The papers presented by our visiting speakers are now included on this CD version of the Report. They look more to the future than the past - the future for Equality legislation and practice in Europe and in Malta. TABLE OF CONTENTS - INTRODUCTION: Working towards equality and inclusion in Malta: the civil society project, Peter G. Xuereb. GENDER: Gender equality in employment in the EU and Malta: an overview by the National Council of Women, Grace Attard and Doris Bingley --- Gender equality - core EU law concepts in the equal treatment directive, Daniele Cop --- Implementation of the Gender "acquis" of the Union in Malta, Peter G. Xuereb --- Gender in employment under Maltese law - a legal practitioner's perspective, Matthew Brincat --- Gender equality: main issues - the General Worker's Union perspective, Charmaine Grech --- Participation of women in employment in Malta - the position of the UHM, Romina Bartolo --- Gender equality - some proposals by the Malta Employer's Association, Roselyn Borg --- 'Lisbon" and gender-gaps in employment, Irene Sciriha --- A note on caring and Maltese social security legislation, JosAnn Cutajar. DISABILITY: Protection of disabled people under Maltese and European law, Audrey Gatt --- Issues related to disability and equality - state obligations and an agenda for action: a fieldworker's view, Nathan Farrugia --- Concerns of disabled people - essentials, Gordon C. Cardona. RELIGION AND RACE: Working among asylum seekers and refugees- the Emigrants' and refugees' Commission's experience, Alfred Vella --- Muslims in Malta: avoiding discrimination, Carol Gatt --- The treatment of iregular imigrants in Malta, Dijonisju Mintoff and Emanuel Scicluna --- Religion, tolerance and discrimination in Malta, Alfred Grech. SEXUAL ORIENTATION: Discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation - the European view, Carla Camilleri --- Sexual orientation discrimination in Malta - the employment framework directive and beyond, Christian Attard --- AGE: Age discrimination - some current issues, Matthew Brincatt --- Overview of age discrimination and related matters in Malta and the EU, Carmel Mallia --- Young people and workplace discrimination, Jean-Paul De Lucca. NGOs IN MALTA: Voluntary organisations: vital contributors, Kay Gretchen.
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