The aim of the Council for the Elimination of Ethnic or Racial Discrimination is to promote equality and non-discrimination in all areas of life. Its main functions are to assist victims of discrimination, make recommendations and promote awareness-raising, analysis and debate on equality and non-discrimination based on ethnic or racial origin.
The organisation is a predominantly promotion-type and legal support body .
Postal address: Calle Alcalá 37, 28071 Madrid, Spain
Telephone: +34 91 524 3551
Contact person for media enquiries:
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:
 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).