Discussions focus on being black in Sweden

The agency presented findings from its Being Black in the EU report at two events organised by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund on 3 April.

One was a round table discussion on discrimination against Afro-Swedes in employment from a human rights perspective.

It brought together public officials and practitioners such as Swedish government and parliament representatives, the office of the Ombudsperson, trade unions, municipalities, an Afro-Swedes association as well as researchers from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute working on human rights, racism and non-discrimination.

The second event was a Wednesday Night Lecture on being black in Sweden. Numerous Master students in international humanitarian law attended.