Racism and racial discrimination in employment
Seminar of the Council of Europe’s Anti-Racism Commission (ECRI) for national independent authorities
Date: 26-27 May 2011
Venue: Strasbourg – Council of Europe, Agora Building
Organised by: the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) of the Council of Europe
Participants: representatives of member States’ independent authorities (national Specialised Bodies) combating racism and discrimination on grounds of ethnic origin, colour, citizenship, religion and language, members of ECRI, representatives of national Ombudspersons, NGOs and international organisations, as well as national experts.
Topics: Participants examined racism and discrimination in employment based on grounds of ethnic origin, colour, citizenship, religion and language. The seminar’s specific objectives were the following:
- to explore the latest legislative developments at national and European level and the lacunae of the normative framework in the field;
- to identify any problems of implementation of the corresponding standards;
- to allow national Specialised Bodies to share their relevant experience and good practices.