Centre for Equal Treatment
CET (Centre pour l’égalité de traitement)
(+352) 26 48 30 33
(+352) 26 48 30 33
Luxembourgish, French, German, English
The CET (Centre for Equal Treatment) carries out its missions independently, and its purpose is to promote, analyze and monitor equal treatment between all persons without discrimination on the basis of race/ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or beliefs, handicap or age.
The CET was created by the law of 28 November 2006.
|Activities aimed at supporting vulnerable groups (e.g. through trainings)||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Communication activities (e.g. awareness raising campaigns)||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Recommendations on discrimination issues||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Publications and reports||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Research projects (including surveys)||no||yes||no||no||no||yes|
|Number of inquiries handled per year (all contact even if not resulting in a formal complaint)||157||118||113||96||145||129|
|Number of cases handled per year (case files opened and processed according to your procedures)||157||118||113||96||145||129|
|Number of media appearances per year (major newspapers/magazines/websites/blogs, TV + radio channels) - does not include social media||20||20||20||20||20||20|
The CET is made up of a panel of five members, including a chairman.
The chairman and the members of the CET are appointed for five years. The five-year term can be renewed once.
Members of the boards are appointed by the Grand Duke based on a proposal from the Chamber of Deputies, on the basis of their competence in the field of the promotion of equal treatment.
Those 5 members chose the staff.
|GroundsFields||Employment||Education||Housing||Social Protection & Healthcare||Goods & Services||Other|
|Race and Ethnic Origin||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Religion & Belief||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes|
The Centre for Equal Treatment (CET) organised a celebratory seminar to celebrate 10 years of equal treatment legislation in Luxembourg on 28 November 2016.
Equinet was honoured to participate and be invited to contribute to this event.
The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) has published its fifth report on Luxembourg, in which it analyses recent developments and makes recommendations to the authorities.