|End of a fruitful dialogue? Impact of Brexit on Equality and Anti-Discrimination in the EU and UK, 9 October, Brussels|
MEP Claude Moraes and Evelyn Collins, former Equinet Chair and Chief Executive of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, launched a joint press release on the occasion of the event.
Press Release Brexit 09.10
They express their concern about what will happen to equality laws in the UK after it exits the EU, and recall the need to mainstream the issues of equality and non-discrimination throughout the Brexit negotiation talks.
For more information
- Independent, 15th October 2017: [“EHRC] pushes for new British ‘right to equality’ to stop Brexit leading to more discrimination”
- Article authored by MEP Claude Moraes in the Guardian, 11th October 2017: “Brexit will be a betrayal of the UK’s fight for equality”