The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) is a unique human rights monitoring body which specialises in questions relating to the fight against racism, discrimination (on grounds of “race”, ethnic/national origin, colour, citizenship, religion, language, sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics), xenophobia, antisemitism and intolerance in Europe; it prepares reports and issues recommendations to member States. (more...)
07 May 2021 09:40:00
Concerted efforts by all relevant human rights bodies are needed to reverse the trend of undermining the human rights of LGBTI persons, says ECRI’s Vice-ChairStrasbourg, France 7 May 2021
During the digital event “Towards the full recognition of LGBTI rights across Europe“ organised...
14 Apr 2021 11:09:00
ECRI plays a crucial role in providing guidance and monitoring action against racism and intolerance in the field of sportsStrasbourg, France 14 April 2021
ECRI firmly believes that sport can be a powerful tool for promoting social cohesion and...
08 Apr 2021 15:39:00
ECRI holds its 85th plenary meeting and warns against extreme forms of hate speech and violence in relation to confrontations and unresolved conflictsStrasbourg, France 9 April 2021
ECRI held its 85th plenary meeting, which took place from 30 to 31 March 2021, through...
The secretariat of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) is part of the Anti-discrimination Department and the Directorate of Anti-discrimination within the Directorate General of Democracy ("DGII") of the Council of Europe .
Maria Daniella Marouda, Chair of ECRI, about ECRI's annual report 2020, 18 March 2021
Country report published in 2021
Conclusions on the implementation of priority recommendations published in 2021