ECRI Seminar for national independent authorities combating racism and intolerance


Date: 13-14 November 2003

Venue: Strasbourg – Council of Europe, Human Rights Building

Organised by: the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) of the Council of Europe

Participants: this Seminar brought together representatives of national specialised bodies to combat racism and racial discrimination, representatives of general human rights institutions (Ombudsman, Human Rights Commissioner etc.).

Aims: This seminar aimed to assist member States in their efforts at reform in this field and provide key actors in this process with a forum for exchange and discussion as to how best to implement legislation to combat racism and racial discrimination.