Racial Equality Strategy Published for Consultation

“A Sense of Belonging: Delivering Social Change through a Racial Equality Strategy for Northern Ireland 2014-2024” the new Racial Equality Strategy has been launched for consultation by OFMDFM.

It seeks to establish a framework for Government departments, and others, to tackle racial inequalities, to eradicate racism and hate crime and along with Together: Building a United Community, to promote good race relations and social cohesion.

The strategy contains six aims to be pursued by the Executive to eradicate racism and to tackle inequalities.

  • Elimination of Racial Inequality
  • Combating racism and hate crime
  • Equality of Service Provision
  • Participation
  • Social Cohesion
  • Capacity Building

The Strategy is available on the OFMDFM website.

A consultation questionnaire will be put online next week, responses do not have to be made through the questionnaire, or by answering the questions in the booklet.

The deadline for responses is Friday, 10 October 2014.

Further details are available here.

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