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The Migration Policy Group, Human European Consultancy and Utrecht University have established and manage a European Network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination which provides independent information and advice on the transposition and implementation of EU law on gender equality and non-discrimination. The Network covers: all 28 EU Member States; the candidate countries Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey; as well as the EFTA countries Liechtenstein and Norway.
The Migration Policy Group is managing the content of the work on non-discrimination law covering the grounds of race and ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age and sexual orientation, while Utrecht University is responsible for the content on gender equality.
The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) is a unique tool which measures policies to integrate migrants in all EU Member States, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey and the USA.
167 policy indicators have been developed to create a rich, multi-dimensional picture of migrants’ opportunities to participate in society.