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ECRI’s Round Table in Spain

PALACIO DE CONGRESOS DE MADRID
Paseo de la Castellana, 99
Madrid, 19 April 2006

PROGRAMME

Spanish version (pdf)

REGISTRATION: 9:15

Moderator of the morning session: Mr Enrique MÚGICA HERZOG, Ombudsman

9:30 – 10:00

OPENING

 

- Opening by Ms Eva SMITH ASMUSSEN, Chair of ECRI
- Opening Address by Mr Fernando SAVATER, member of ECRI

10:00 – 11:00 THEME I – ECRI’S REPORT ON SPAIN

10:00 – 10:10

Introduction to ECRI’s work
by Mr Michael HEAD, member of ECRI

10:10 –10:25

Conclusions to be drawn from ECRI’s Report on Spain
by Ms Eva SMITH ASMUSSEN, Chair of ECRI

10:25 – 11:15

Discussion: open to the floor

11:15 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 1:15 THEME II – MINORITY GROUPS AS VICTIMS OF RACISM AND RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN SPAIN

11:30 – 11:45

Racism and racial discrimination in Spain: who are their victims?, by Mr Esteban IBARRA, Movimiento contra la Intolerancia

11:45 – 12:00

Minority groups as victims of ethnic profiling and discrimination in policing,
by Mr Daniel WAGMAN, GEA 21

12:00 – 12:15

Training programmes for combating ethnic profiling and discrimination in policing,
by Ms Lola VALLÉS, Police Academy of Catalunya

12:15 – 1:15

Discussion: open to the floor

1:15 – 2:30

Lunch break

Moderator of the afternoon session: Mr José Manuel FRESNO GARCIA, deputy member of ECRI

2:30 – 4:00 THEME III – THE LEGISLATIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR COMBATING RACISM AND RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN SPAIN– THE CHALLENGES AHEAD

2:30 – 2:45

ECRI’s standards for the development of a comprehensive legislative and institutional framework for combating racism and racial discrimination,
by Mr Giancarlo CARDINALE, member of ECRI’s Secretariat

2:45 - 3:00

The legislative framework for combating racism and racial discrimination in Spain,
by Professor Teresa FREIXES, Department of Constitutional law, University of Barcelona

3:00 – 3:15

The establishment of a national specialised body to combat racism and racial discrimination in Spain – the challenges ahead,
by Ms Estrella RODRÍGUEZ PARDO, Director General of the General Directorate for the Integration of Immigrants,
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment

3:15 – 4:00

Discussion: open to the floor

4:00 – 4:15

Coffee Break

4:15 – 6:00 THEME IV – FINDING A SAFE HAVEN – REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS IN SPAIN

4:15 –4:30

The reception of refugees and asylum seekers in Spain,
Mr Carlos BOGGIO, Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Spain

4:30 – 4:45

Governmental policies in respect of asylum seekers and refugees,
by Ms María del ROSARIO GARCÍA MAHAMUT, Director General of the General Directorate for Internal Policies, Ministry of Interior

4:45 – 5:30

Discussion: open to the floor

5:30 – 6:00

Conclusions of the Round Table

 

- Presentation of the conclusions of the Round Table by the Moderator