EuropĆ¤ische Kommission gegen Rassismus und Intoleranz (ECRI)
EuropĆ¤ische Kommission gegen Rassismus und Intoleranz
The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) was set up following a decision of the 1st Summit of Heads of State and Government of the member States of the Council of Europe, held in Vienna in October 1993, and strengthened by a decision of the 2nd Summit held in Strasbourg in October 1997. ECRIĀs task is to combat racism, xenophobia, antisemitism and intolerance at the level of greater Europe and from the perspective of the protection of human rights. ECRIĀs programme of activities comprises three aspects: country-by-country approach; work on general themes; activities in relation with civil society.