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Are there formal policies and practises associated with this integration strategy?

Key Area:
Policies On Integration - Cohesion
08/03/2012 - 17:39
Short Answer

There are formal policies and practices in ‘The National Action Plan Against Racism.’ Section 4 of the document outlines the predicted outcomes of the ‘action plan’ and serves as a good guide for the measure and policies to be implemented.

Qualitative Info

Section 4 of the ‘National Action Plan Against Racism’ index:

·        Ensure effective protection and redress against discrimination through

an enhanced equality policy framework.

·        Develop a new multi-facetted strategy to provide a more effective and

coordinated response to racist incidents.

·        Ensure effective protection against incitement to hatred.

·        Enhance the role of the Gardaí to provide protection against racism.

·        Develop effective monitoring and analysis of data on racist incidents.

·        Develop Anti Racism and Diversity Plans (ARD) at city and/or county


·        Maximise participation in policy developments at European and global

levels to combat racism.

·        Maximise cooperation to combat racism within Ireland on a

north/south basis and between Ireland and Britain

Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees, Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Religious minorities, Linguistic minorities, Majority, Asylum seekers, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, Persons with disability, Africans/black people, National minorities
Type (R/D) Extremism - organised Racist Violence, Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Afrophobia, Arabophobia, Anti-roma/zinghanophobia, Religious intolerance, Inter-ethnic, Intra-ethnic, Nationalism, Homophobia, On grounds of disability, On grounds of other belief, Anti-roma/ romaphobia, Xenophobia
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Policing - law enforcement, Employment - labour market, Housing, Health and social protection, Education, Culture, Media, Sport, Political discourse -parties - orgs, Political participation, Anti-discrimination, Anti-racism, Integration - social cohesion, Daily life, Religion
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