ECCAR warmly welcomes a newly city member within its coalition, unanimously voted by the Steering Committee of ECCAR in Toulouse, last June: The city of Hasselt (capital of the province of Limburg) in…
To ensure better information for city dwellers on their rights and obligations, on protection and legal options and on the penalties for racist acts or behaviour, by using a participatory approach, notably through consultations with service users and service providers.
- To organise, on a regular basis, Municipal forums against racism, in collaboration with existing organs and mechanisms, in order to offer an opportunity to discuss the problems of racism and discrimination in the city, local policies, and their impact.
- To commemorate each year, on the 21st of March, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, with a range of initiatives to promote awareness and mobilisation among city dwellers.
- To empower local NGOs to pursue their actions in providing information on and developing actions against racism and discrimination.