European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)

Public presentation of ECRI’s General Policy Recommendation no.11 on combating racism and racial discrimination in policing

PARIS - Council of Europe Office
Thursday 4 October 2007

PROGRAMME

MODERATOR: Professor Eva SMITH ASMUSSEN, Chair of ECRI

10.00 am

Opening

- Welcome by Professor Eva SMITH ASMUSSEN, Chair of ECRI

10.05 am

Racial profiling in Europe – law and practice

- Ms Rachel NEILD, Senior Advisor, National Criminal Justice Reform, Open Society Justice Initiative

10.15 am

The role of the police in combating racism and racial discrimination

- Chief Superintendent Ali DIZAEI, London Metropolitan Police

- Police sergeant Yves-Patrick DELACHAUX, trainer in human rights and ethics, Geneva Police

10:35 am

ECRI’s General Policy Recommendation no.11 on combating racism and racial discrimination in policing

- Mr Nils MUZNIEKS, Chair of ECRI’s working group responsible for the preparation of ECRI’s General Policy Recommendation no.11

10.45 am

Discussion with the participants (including questions from the media)

12.30 pm

Closing