PRINCIPLE 2 – HUMAN RIGHTS
“The respect for human rights which protect everyone, and which embody the values of fairness, dignity, equality and respect should be ensured, in accordance with European and international standards, including the Statute of the Council of Europe (ETS No. 1) and the European Convention on Human Rights (ETS No. 5).”
2.1 OUTCOME: Appropriate legislation, institutions, procedures, practices, and norms ensure the robust development, promotion, protection, and effective enjoyment of human rights.
2.2 OUTCOME: Equality for all is actively promoted to build more inclusive societies that offer adequate protection from discrimination and hate and where diversity is respected.
2.3 OUTCOME: Diversity and inclusion in society of all people, including all genders and the less privileged and vulnerable, are actively supported through dedicated strategies and plans, that specify objectives, targets, and monitoring mechanisms.
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