Civil Society consultation on CERD

UN CERD Civil Society Alternative Report Consultation – Summer 2019

The Irish Government is presenting its joint Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh State Report to CERD (Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination) in Geneva in November/December 2019. In response to this, ENAR Ireland is coordinating a Collective Civil Society Alternative Report through a process of consultation over the summer of 2019, for the CERD examination.CERD logo

Are you or your group interested in feeding into this process? Would you like to be on our CERD consultation contact list for this? If so, please send an email with ‘CERD’ in the subject heading to

We will be sending out questionnaires to groups and scheduling consultations throughout the summer.

You can find more documentation and the explanation of the process here.

Who’s involved:

The Steering Group Area of Expertise
Ayodele Alao Women’s rights, People of African Descent, Muslims’ rights, integration
Bridget Winters Travellers’ rights
Grace Wilentz Treaty bodies, women’s rights, Anti-semitism
Laura Pohjolainen Civil society, Roma rights
Mdahyalya Bassi Youth, People of African Descent
Oein de Bhairduin LGBT Travellers and Roma rights
Rosaleen McDonagh Intersectionality, Travellers’ rights, womens’ rights and disabled people’s rights
Ryma Halfaoui Youth and Muslim women’s rights
Saoirse Brady Treaty bodies
Shae Flanagan Community organising and anti-racism
Stavroula Demetriades EU institutions and treaty bodies
Stixy Nyaluso Direct Provision and the asylum process
Valeria Aquino Brazilian community, Civil Society and hate crime

Consultants ENAR Ireland Staff
Dr Lucy Micheal Shane O Curry
Rola Abu Zeid-O’Neill Aga Wiesyk
Adèle Floquet

We will be updating this page with upcoming CERD consultation events and information regularly, so watch this space. Follow the #CERD19 hashtag for CERD consultation news and updates.


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