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#EAPOLITICS TWITTER CHAT | Are Equality Bodies accessible to victims of discrimination?


#EAPOLITICS TWITTER CHAT | Are Equality Bodies accessible to victims  of discrimination?

Join EURACTIV and our Politics journalists on Wednesday 29 September for a Twitter Chat on the European equality bodies.

EU equality bodies have a significant potential to contribute to more equal societies, and they have proved to be effective agents of change. But do they have sufficient resources and visibility to really make a difference? What can be done to make their contribution to the implementation of EU legislation effective?

Our Twitter account @eaPolitics will share the following questions on Twitter and invite you to share responses using #eaPolitics:

Q1. Do you feel there is enough communication between European equality bodies and European citizens?

Q2. What are barriers for victims of ethnic/racial discrimination to reach out to their respective equality bodies?

Q3. Do equalities bodies have the tools they need to help combat discrimination?

Q4. How can the EU empower national equality bodies vis a vis their own governments, from which they should be independent?

Q5. What other action would you like to see from the EU and the EU institutions on racial non-discrimination?

What is a Twitter chat, and how do you join?

A Twitter Chat is a discussion between Twitter users that get online at a pre-arranged date and time to discuss a specific topic using a designated #hashtag (for this chat it’s #eaPolitics). The hashtag links the questions and answers in a virtual conversation.

As the host of the Twitter Chat, @eaPolitics will post questions identified as Q1, Q2 and so on, to prompt answers from participants, which are identified as A1, A2 and so on. We will moderate the answers and ask follow up questions to participants. Please be sure to use the #eaPolitics when answering the questions.

The Twitter Chat will last about an hour. The best way to see the entire conversation is to search for the hashtag #eaPolitics on twitter and switch to the "latest tweets" tab.

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Twitter #eaPolitics
Find us on Twitter by searching for #eaPolitics


@eaPolitics - The Twitter account of EURACTIV's Politics Hub


12:30 Start of #eaPolitics Twitter Chat
13:30 End of #eaPolitics Twitter Chat
The times are in CEST (Brussels time)


EURACTIV Community Team
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