European Week Against Racism 16-24 March 2013

16-24 MARCH 2013 –


Theme: Make hate crime visible – Report Racism!


March 21st, International Day Against Racism

March 21st is International Day Against Racism, a day when the people across the globe show their opposition to racism. This annual event declared as a memorial by the United Nations in response to the murder of 69 anti-apartheid demonstrators in Sharpeville, South Africa, in 1960.

European Week Against Racism

European Week Against Racism centres on International Day Against Racism and is co-ordinated in Ireland by the Irish Network Against Racism (ENAR Ireland). This Year, the focus is on making hate crime visible by reporting racist incidents. To find out how to report a racist incident, visit

Take Action!

The Irish Network Against Racism (ENAR Ireland) produces an online calendar for European Week Against Racism. We publicise events and recognise the excellent work in anti-racism undertaken in Ireland.

If you’re organising an activity for the European Week Against Racism, Let us Know! Please answer the questions below, email them back to us at and we will include it in our online Calendar of Events!

Your action might be large or small – the important thing is that you Speak Out Against Racism!

Maybe you want to hold an event? If you are looking for ideas, check out what people did last year on last year’s calendar at or see what’s happening across Europe by visiting United at

Maybe you don’t have many resources but want to make your voice heard? Well, this could be the time to report a racist incident? This is the time to call on the Government to change the law to recognise racist crime. Sign our petition or report a racist incident online at

Get organised and let us know!

If you’re organising an activity for the European Week Against Racism or the International Day Against Racism, send us the detail via email for inclusion in our calendar.

For info on what’s happening in Ireland, visit our website,

For materials and information on the campaign across Europe, visit United’s website,

Coming Soon:

Making reporting racism easy and effective

The Irish Network Against Racism is a national network and the Irish Coordination for the European Network Against Racism.