Trends and Developments 1997-2005: Combating Ethnic and Racial Discrimination and Promoting Equality in the European Union

This publication summarises and analyses relevant data and information collected by the RAXEN network since 2000. It provides a concise overview of multi-year trends in the fight against racism inside the EU, tracing the development of racism and related discrimination in the period from 1997 to 2005.

It takes stock of the progress of EU and Member State initiatives to combat these phenomena. RAXEN is the European Racism and Xenophobia Network, established in the year 2000 by FRA's predecessor, the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC). It consists of national focal points in all EU Member States.