ANTI-RACISM COMMITTEE’S PUBLIC CONSULTATION IS OPEN

Deadline: the 14 July 2021

The Anti-Racism Committee’s Public Consultation on a new National Action Plan against Racism for Ireland is now open and will run for 12 weeks from Wednesday 21 April to Wednesday 14 July 2021. It gives everyone an opportunity to have their say about how we can effectively tackle racism in all its forms in Ireland today.

The Committee have prepared a Consultation Document to explain what the consultation is about, which you can access here. The document is available in 29 other languages here.

You can email your submission to antiracism@equality.gov.ie

Any queries regarding this consultation process can also be sent to the above email address.

The Committee’s Interim Report was published on 21 April 2021. You can access it here. In the Interim Report, the Committee highlights key areas for a National Action Plan Against Racism for Ireland.

The Committee membership and Terms of Reference can be found here.

Roderic O’Gorman, T.D., Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, welcomed the Committee’s Interim Report and launch of this Public Consultation, saying:

“Racism is a serious issue in our society, and can manifest in many different aspects of people’s lives. I thank the Committee for their ongoing work and I look forward to the National Action Plan against Racism that is due later this year.”

The full Press release can be accessed here.

Your views are important in helping us to develop effective ways to tackle racism in Ireland.

Have your say at antiracism@equality.gov.ie

Consultation closes 14 July 2021.

Towards a National Action Plan Against Racism for Ireland Public Consultation 2021

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