Denmark Denmark


ECRI Report, ECRI Conclusions on the implementation of the recommendations in respect of DENMARK subject to interim follow-up, Adopted on 19 March 2015

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Type of publication


Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Monitoring body


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

ECRI has been informed that positive steps have been taken by the Danish authorities towards integrating migrants. A total amount of 16,750,000 DKK has been allocated to finance the implementation of the strategy, including three projects to
strengthen the cooperation between civil society and migrants. The Danish National Police intensified its efforts and took a number of initiatives to embrace and utilise a “broader variety of perspectives, competences and knowledge” brought into the policy force by employees with different social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

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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