Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup established in the European Parliament

The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament has confirmed on 11 December that the Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup (ARDI) has been re-established in the European Parliament for the 2014-2019 term.

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ENAR welcomes this decision. A strong intergroup on anti-racism in the European Parliament will ensure that the European Parliament’s commitment to tackle racial discrimination and racist violence is high on the agenda. It will help to advance a comprehensive anti-racist agenda and to jointly react to manifestations of racism and hate.

Other steps must now follow. Beyond an efficient structure and well-defined priorities, it is also important that ARDI counts with the participation of the highest possible number of MEPs, to ensure that its initiatives will make a difference in policy making. We therefore encourage as many MEPs as possible to become members of the Intergroup.

With the support of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union, the Open Society Foundations, the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and the Sigrid Rausing Trust