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19th Sep 2020

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EU to unveil anti-racism plan on Wednesday

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen will unveil a new diversity policy on Wednesday, saying the EU fundamental rights agency should work with national police to combat racist policing and urging member states to draw up anti-racism action plans by 2022, The Guardian reports. She aims to revive a 2008 non-discrimination law on the workplace, which also covers LGBTI rights, and conduct a survey on EU staff's ethnic origins.

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