Country

Ireland Ireland

Title

ECRI Report, 2013

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Year

2013

Type of publication

Report

Geographical coverage

National

Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Monitoring body

Institution

ECRI | European Commission against Racism and Intolerance | Council of Europe

Main Thematic Focus

Racism & xenophobia Discrimination Ethnic profiling

Target Population

Muslims Migrants Ethnic minorities People with migrant background Refugees & asylum seekers

Key findings

Authorities should consider adopting legislation prohibiting any form of racial profiling. ECRI recommends that the authorities encourage other municipalities to develop anti-racism strategies using the expertise and experience of Galway; such strategies should be developed throughout the State.
• ECRI considers that racist incidents are under-reported in Ireland.

Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)

The working methods for the preparation of the reports involve documentary analyses, a visit to the country concerned, and then a confidential dialogue with the national authorities.

Sample details and representativeness

ECRI’s reports are analyses based on a great deal of information gathered from a wide variety of sources.

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