The Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency (FADA) takes on and independently carries out the following tasks, insofar as no Parliamentary Commissioner of the Bundestag or Federal Government Commissioner is competent in the matter:
The Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency and the competent Federal Government Commissioner and Parliamentary Commissioner of the German Bundestag co-operate in cases of discrimination (General Act on Equal Treatment, Section 27).
The organisation is a predominantly promotion-type and legal support body .
To find out more information about the grounds/fields of discrimination covered by the organisation, as well as its powers, activities and structure, please download the detailed profile below:
To find out the latest news from FADA in English see their most recent press releases here.
For other recent developments see this page (in German).
Postal address: Glinkastraße 24, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0)3018 555 1865
For media inquiries please write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call +49 (0)3018 555 1805
 According to a European Commission study on Equality Bodies, predominantly promotion-type equality bodies “spend the bulk of their time and resources on a broader mix of activities that include supporting good practice in organisations, raising awareness of rights, developing a knowledge base on equality and non-discrimination, and providing legal advice and assistance to individual victims of discrimination” (page 44).