ENAR and members’ achievements in February
Check out ENAR’s main achievements and impact during the month of February.
– EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Vĕra Jourová, publicly recognised the need for equality data collection, responding to a point by ENAR in a joint meeting.
– The German equality body (Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency) republished in its newsletter a German version of ENAR’s op-ed on how to unblock the EU Equal Treatment Directive. The Agency’s Director also asked to meet with ENAR Director in Berlin in March.
– ENAR’s op-ed on why the European Parliament should address both anti-Semitism and Islamophobia was published on the FRA’s Facebook page (64 shares and 28 re-tweets in total). A GUE/NGL press release also mentions the need to tackle Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism, following ENAR’s work around the EP resolution on counter-terrorism.
– ENAR Vice Chair Jallow Momodou spoke at a conference on Afrophobia in Uppsala University in Sweden in presence of the Swedish Minister of Culture and Democracy. The University re-published an article from ENAR’s book on Afrophobia, which was also re-published on Academia.edu.
– ENAR member Collectif Stop le Contrôle au Faciès was highly visible in the media, including in The Guardian, around a new hearing in a case against the State on racial profiling.
– ENAR member Collectif Contre l’Islamophobie en France 2014 figures and findings were referenced in the latest country report of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights.