FRA: discrimination still part of daily experience of Europeans

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It became clear last year that the European Commission is ready to take action and open infringement proceedings against member states if they do not comply with their obligations under the Racial Equality Directive

FRA: discrimination still part of daily experience of Europeans


The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) released Tuesday its latest opinion, finding that despite the adoption of EU equality legislation more than a decade ago, discrimination remains part of the daily experience of too many Europeans.

The opinion examines the impact of the Racial Equality Directive and the Employment Equality Directive adopted in 2000 which aim at efficiently fighting discrimination.

“People continue to face discrimination in their daily lives despite th...


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