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Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC)

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"Discussing the merits of a new National Action Plan on Racism and Interculturalism"

ENAR Ireland national seminar on a National Action Plan Against Racism (NAPAR).

Ireland currently has no clear strategy for combating racism and racial discrimination. Network members are invited to take part in a Seminar to develop a clear set of demands around a National Action Plan Against Racism.

The Seminar will be led by Anastasia Crickley, President of the United Nations Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (UNCERD). The event is supported by the European Network Against Racism which has members across 30 European states, and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, IHREC.


SESSION OBJECTIVES

  1. Best practice from other countries.
  2. Gather info directly from minority ethnic participants.
  3. Lessons learned from old NAPAR.
  4. Space for a diverse set of perspectives.



PANEL 1 - National Action Plans Against Racism – National and International Contexts and Considerations.

Speakers:
Anastasia Crickley, President UN CERD
Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner IHREC
Philip Watt, former CEO of the National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism
Sarah Isal, former of Chair ENAR


PANEL 2 – Demonstrating the need for a National Action Plan Against Racism; minority experiences of Racism in Ireland today.

Speakers:
Amel Yacef: Chair of European Network Against Racism (ENAR)
Valery Molay: Chair of ENAR Ireland
Brigid Quilligan – former director of the Irish Traveller Movement
Ryma Halfaoui – Muslim young people's advocate


WORKSHOPS

  1. Social Rights and Access to services
  2. Cultural – media, sports, religious orgs
  3. The State – the Political and the Criminal Justice system
  4. Labour market and Workplace



Lunch will be provided.

You must register to secure your place. Booking is limited to 2 participants per organisation.

The venue has a limited number of spaces, so priority will be given to Network members and to Minority Ethnic led organisations.

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