What we do

Our aims

UKREN aims to connect UK NGOs to Europe by:

  • facilitating a two-way exchange of information on race equality between the UK and Europe

  • keeping our members informed of the latest developments in policy and current affairs relating to race relations in Europe

  • providing a structure to channel the views of UK NGOs to EU decision- makers
  • giving UK NGOs a chance to have their say on EU policy on race equality
  • encouraging public debate about European issues affecting ethnic minorities and migrants
  • raising awareness of the implications of the UK's membership of the EU and of the influence of the EU on race and migration issues in the UK
  • providing a civil society perspective on race related issues in the UK and Europe


Our activities

UKREN works to:

  • act as the UK platform for ENAR, relaying information from ENAR to our members and vice versa
  • disseminate information through our newsletter, website and twitter
  • produce briefing papers on European policy developments
  • publish an annual shadow report on Racism in the UK
  • organise national and regional topical seminars
  • conduct national consultations on European issues affecting the UK
  • work in partnership with other European organisations to develop specific projects and share good practice in work on anti-racism

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