Seminar on Multiple Discrimination

19-20 June 2008
ERIO held a seminar on Multiple Discrimination on June 19th-20th in Brussels.

The seminar aimed to help ERIO’s network members to deal with this type of discrimination by informing them and developing their skills in combating it. The seminar provided an overview as well as definitions and examples of the key concepts in Multiple Discrimination. ERIO network members and experts on discrimination coming from different environments discussed challenges, limitations and examples of good practices in the field of Multiple Discrimination. Experts from the European Commission and Equality Bodies also presented the EU approach to Multiple Discrimination.
Some if the particpants included Joachim Ott and Alvaro Oliveira of the European Commission, Alekos Tsolakis and Madi Sharma of the European Economic and Social Committee, Anne Gaspard, director of EQUINET, Tansi Hutchinson, Policy officer of ENAR, Jeanette Buirski, of European Dialogue UK, Rachel Buchanan, Policy Officer of AGE, Janina Arsenjeva, EDF Policy Officer, Ronald Lucardie, Cordaid Netherlands, Patricia Prendevil, Director ILGA and Andor Urmos, Ministry of Equal Opportunities of Hungary.
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