Please use this form to provide information and your recommendations for the upcoming inspection of Ireland by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (UN CERD). You can find more information about this process here: www.enarireland.org/cerd19.
HOW TO USE THIS QUESTIONNAIRE:
- To start click the 'NEXT' button on the bottom of this page. At the beginning, you will be asked to provide your name and email address so we can contact you, but all identifying information will be kept securely and treated as confidential. A copy of your responses will be automatically emailed to you.
- You can make your comments on one or more of the 17 topics listed bellow. There is no word limit.
- You can reach to the topic(s) you wish to respond to by pressing 'NEXT' button until you get to it. - The same 3 questions are asked for every topic: 1. What are the key problems of racial discrimination in this area? 2. Can you refer to any evidence? 3. Can you suggest recommendations for the state to act on? (e.g. resources, policies, legislation or improvements) It's not required to respond to all 3 questions for the topic(s) of your choice.
- You may submit this form as many times as you like answering different topics or adding evidence.
- You have until the 20th of August to fill in this Questionnaire
THE TOPICS ARE AS FOLLOW:
1. Immigration controls, access to citizenship and document status.2. Asylum process & Direct Provision3. Rights of women and girls4. Rights of migrant workers5. Self-identification of ethnic groups (inc. Travellers)6. Traveller and Roma Inclusion Strategy7. Discrimination on the basis of belief 8. Data collection by the state & support for human rights bodies monitoring racial discrimination9. Policing – equal access and treatment, racist crimes, hate speech and incitement to hatred10. Employment – equal access and treatment11. Housing/Accommodation (including Emergency Accommodation)12. Education – equal access and treatment13. Healthcare – equal access and treatment14. Habitual residence condition15. Language and interpretation16. Representation in public bodies and Public Sector Equality and Human Rights Duty – equal access to services and consideration by public sector and publicly funded bodies17. Incorporation of the Convention into Irish law
If you have any questions about this survey or need help completing it, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us via firstname.lastname@example.org
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