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The Anti-Racism and Diversity Week (ARDW), organised by the European Network Against Racism (ENAR) in collaboration with Members of the European Parliament and the European Commission, is a pivotal event in Europe's socio-political calendar, particularly with the upcoming European Elections in sight. Its significance is rooted in the outcomes and initiatives of past editions and ENAR's consistent policy efforts.

The Anti-Racism and Diversity Week is instrumental in convening diverse groups – from civil society organisations to policymakers – to engage in meaningful dialogue on racial discrimination. Previous editions have delved into various themes like the EU Anti-Racism Action Plan, structural racism and intersectional discrimination, underscoring the multifaceted nature of racism and the strategies required to address it. Notably, the engagement of EU leaders in these discussions emphasise the event's influence in driving both policy and public conversation around racial justice.

Amidst the backdrop of the European Elections, ARDW assumes an even greater importance. It stands as a critical space channel for amplifying dialogues on racial diversity and justice, offering an opportunity to shape policymaking, mobilise voters and redirect the election narrative towards a vision of Europe that is more inclusive and equitable for all its inhabitants.

At the heart of ARDW is the demonstration of the power of the anti-racist movement, a testament to what can be achieved when diverse groups come together in solidarity against racial discrimination. This year, the event is shaped by a sense of radical solidarity, a commitment to moving beyond mere declarations of support and materialising actions that forge a real change in the European arena. It is a call to affirm the need for European institutions committed to racial justice in the coming elections, public structures who can champion the anti-racism agenda in the EU with and in cooperation with Civil Society Organisations, in order to improve the European Union project.

The event will also cast a spotlight on the current climate faced by racialised communities in Europe, highlighting the pervasive challenges and injustices they encounter. This focus serves as a stark reminder on the ongoing struggle against racism and the imperative for comprehensive policies that embrace diversity and ensure equality for all, reflecting the nuanced understanding that racial justice is integral to the democratic fabric of an inclusive Europe.


European Parliament
Altiero Spinelli Building
Rue Wiertz 60

Brussels, Belgium

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