We need to talk about racism. And we need to act. It is always possible to change direction if there is a will to do so. I am glad to live in a society that condemns racism. But we should not stop there. The motto of our European Union is: ‘United in diversity’. Our task it to live up to these words, and to fulfil their meaning
- President von der Leyen, European Parliament, 17 June 2020
Achieving a Union of Equality
On 18 September 2020 the Commission published its plan to step up action against racism in the European Union.
EU Anti-Racism Summit – 19 March 2021
The European Commission is organising a Summit Against Racism on 19 March 2021 at the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (21 March). This Summit, co-hosted by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union and in cooperation with the ARDI Intergroup of the European Parliament, will address the implementation of the European Anti-Racism Action Plan at various levels with the involvement of EU Institutions, Member States, civil society, equality bodies and grassroots organisations.
You can find here the information related to the Summit.