European Anti-Racism Network Conference 2002

The European Anti-Racism conference took place from November 1 - 3, 2002 in Egmond / The Netherlands. The conference was organised by us in cooperation with TIE Netherlands, Black Workers for Justice from England and a group of trade unionists of the French trade union SUD Rail.
Summary of the results

The conference was a big success. Approximately 60 participants from England, France, Poland, the US and the Netherlands discussed with each other and exchanged their experiences.

There is a conference report available.


See also (NB Texts in Dutch only) :

·         Press release

·         Article about the conference in the EARN News letter

·         Photo’s of the conference

·         Reactions of participants


Website of the week on LabourStart

One day before the opening of the conference the EARN website was announced "Labour Website of the Week" on LabourStart (see


Target group

The conference was focussing on black and migrant trade unionists of different European trade unions and migrants who are occupied with equal opportunies or anti-racism policies.


Goals of the conference

  1. To strengthen the position of black and migrant employees within the trade unions and companies;
  2.  To exchange knowledge and experiences concerning the setup and the execution of equal opportunities policies;
  3. To form a European network of black and migrant trade unionists.