Belgium
           

This page provides one-point access to all collected information concerning Belgium. The information includes information about specialized institutions, hate crime legislation, reports from inter-governmental organizations, State reports, action plans and other national initiatives.

Latest - Action plans
Report on the implementation of the EU framework for national Roma integration strategies
European Commission. Directorate-General for Justice
Published: Brussels : European Commission, 2 April 2014

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Material type: report
Subject: integration - national action plan - anti-discrimination - economic, social, and cultural rights - education - housing - employment - health services
Country coverage: EU region - Austria - Belgium - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Netherlands - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - United Kingdom

Stratégie nationale pour l’intégration des Roms
Government of Belgium
Published: Brussels : Government of Belgium, February 2012

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Material type: action plan
Subject: national action plan - integration - anti-discrimination
Country coverage: Belgium
Latest - IGO reports
ECRI conclusions on the implementation of the recommendations in respect of Belgium subject to interim follow-up (adopted on 8 December 2016)
European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)
Published: Strasbourg : COE, 28 February 2017
(Fourth round reports)


Doc.no. CRI(2017)5


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - recommendation
Subject: national law - national human rights institutions
Country coverage: Belgium

Antisemitism : overview of data available in the European Union 2004-2015
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
Published: Vienna : FRA, December 2016

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Material type: report
Subject: anti-Semitism - data collection - hate crime - discrimination
Country coverage: EU region - Austria - Belgium - Bulgaria - Cyprus - Croatia - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Malta - Netherlands - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - United Kingdom
Latest - State submitted reports
Sixteenth to nineteenth periodic reports of States parties due in 2012 : Belgium
United Nations (UN). Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 27 May 2013
(Reports submitted by states parties under article 9 of the convention)

Meeting: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (84th session : Geneva, 3-21 February 2014)


Doc.no. CERD/C/BEL/16-19


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - anti-racism - anti-discrimination - economic, social, and cultural rights
Country coverage: Belgium

National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15(a) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 : Belgium

Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 16 February 2011
(Universal periodic review)

Meeting: Human Rights Council Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (11th session : Geneva, 2-13 May 2011)


Doc.no. A/HRC/WG.6/11/BEL/1


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: human rights - national human rights institutions - economic, social, and cultural rights - asylum - immigration - integration - children's rights - gender equality
Country coverage: Belgium
Latest - Tools & guides
Good practice plus project toolkit : a toolkit to build a strong partnership between criminal justice agencies and minority ethnic communities to support victims of racial and religious hate crime and hate speech
Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities (NICEM)
Published: Brussels : European Commission, September 2016

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Material type: tools and guides
Subject: hate crime - hate speech - victims - xenophobia - administration of justice - international law - law enforcement
Country coverage: EU region - United Kingdom - Finland - Belgium - Czech Republic - Hungary - Ireland - Poland - Latvia

Compendium of [good] practices for combating hate crime
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
Published: Vienna : FRA, 28 April 2016

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Material type: tools and guides
Subject: hate crime - victims - data collection - law enforcement
Country coverage: Spain - Czech Republic - Austria - Netherlands - United Kingdom - Poland - Denmark - Belgium - Germany - Italy - Portugal - Greece - Croatia - Hungary - Finland
Latest - Other reports & documents
Yearbook of Muslims in Europe
Scharbrodt, Oliver (ed.) ; Akgönül, Samim (ed.) ; Alibasic, Ahmet (ed.) ; Nielsen, Joergen S. (ed.) ; Racius, Egdunas (ed.)
Published: Boston ; Leiden : Brill, December 2016

ISBN 978-90-04-33602-5
ISSN 1877-1432


Material type: annual report
Subject: Islamophobia - freedom of religion or belief - freedom of expression - media - religious symbols - religion - education
Country coverage: Albania - Armenia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Belarus - Belgium - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Iceland - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Malta - Moldova - Montenegro - Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russian Federation - Serbia - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Turkey - Ukraine - United Kingdom

Antisemitism worldwide 2014 : general analysis (draft)
Tel Aviv University. Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism
Published: Tel Aviv : Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism, 13 April 2015

Other title: Antisemitism and racism : general analysis.
The report also describes the situation in countries outside the OSCE region.


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Material type: report
Subject: anti-Semitism - hate crime - discrimination - racism - Holocaust denial - anti-Gypsyism
Country coverage: Austria - Belgium - Ireland - Sweden - Norway - Denmark - Czech Republic - Portugal - Poland - Italy - Switzerland - Serbia - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Croatia - Bulgaria - Netherlands - Russian Federation - Ukraine - Belarus - Lithuania - Moldova - Azerbaijan - Turkey - Canada - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Romania - Slovakia - Spain - United Kingdom - United States

Holocaust Memorial Days
27 JanuaryLiberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp (1945) - International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustFull report



National specialized institutions

Equal Opportunities
Boudewijnlaan 30
B-1000 Brussels
Belgium
Phone: +32 2 5535 846
Fax: +32 2 5535 138
Email: gelijkekansen@vlaanderen.be
Website: http:/​/​www.gelijkekansen.be/

Interfederal Centre for Equal Opportunities
Rue Royale - Koningsstraat 138
BE-1000 Brussels
Belgium
Phone: +32 2 212 3000
Fax: +32 2 212 3030
Website: http:/​/​www.diversiteit.be/