Luxembourg – Equality & non-discrimination

Introduction (pg. 7)

Among the first signatories of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is an open economy democracy where the rule of law reigns. The equality of all human rights are principles enshrined in the Constitution and the laws of the country.

… Regular contacts with, among others, the four national human rights institutions took place in the context [of drafting the NAP]:

  • the purpose of the Equal Treatment Center is to promote, analyze and monitor the equality of all persons without discrimination on the grounds of race or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, disability and age;


Part I – Rational Framework for the development, adoption and implementation of the NAP

1. International Context

1.2. European Union (pg. 13) 

Human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights are values enshrined in the European Treaties.