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Migration and Asylum: Bishop supports call to confront Racism

The lead Catholic Bishop for Migration and Asylum has welcomed a call from the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the World Council of Churches, for Christians to stand against the rising tide of xenophobia, racism and populist nationalism. The message was issued following a meeting in Rome, involving...

CARJ Briefing – Prohibiting Caste Discrimination in the UK

For some years, there has been a growing awareness of caste discrimination among diaspora communities in the UK. In the year 2000, a paper on ‘Caste in Britain’ was presented at an international conference in London organised by Voice of Dalit International (VODI). In 2004, a community organisation called Castewatch...

CARJ Liverpool Reports

CARJ Liverpool updates Instrumental music CARJ Liverpool is now offering instrumental music to St Clare’s RC Primary School Liverpool from the September semester and has now recruited a Music Teacher for the project. The training will encourage children in learning and performance. Drama Project CARJ Liverpool has successfully completed a...

CARJ Briefing – Defining Antisemitism

Recent discussions of antisemitism, mostly in and around the Labour Party, have included  a lengthy public discussion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition.  The IHRA currently has 31 members (including the UK, the USA, France, Germany etc.).  On 26 May 2016 the IHRA Plenary in Budapest adopted the...

Urban Network Meeting 18th July

The second CARJ Urban Network Meeting held on 18th  July and there was a lively discussion of the following topics: Interim Report of UN Rapporteur on Racism       Reflecting on the Windrush experience and related issues Integrated Communities Strategy: the Green Paper   Knife Crime  --  Courtyard and other approaches                                  APPG Inquiry into ‘Cohesion and...

Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

The negotiations on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration concluded last Friday, 13 July, with a final text, which will be formally adopted at an Intergovernmental Conference in Morocco in December 2018. The final text of the Global Compact on Migration can be found here.

Improving Education for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Young People

A Conference of the CARJ Traveller Support Network Wednesday 20 June 2018 (11:30 – 3:30) CARJ, 9 Henry Rd, London N4 2LF Despite serious efforts to overcome poverty and inequality, we remain a divided and unequal society, and too often young people from marginalised communities have to struggle to realise...

CARJ Welcomes the Interim Statement of the UN Rapporteur on Racism

CARJ made a submission to the UN Rapporteur on Racism Ms. E. Tendayi Achiume who recently finished her visit to the UK. During her visit, we also participated in a round table event where she discussed issues with NGO’s (non governmental organisations). She has now completed her visit to the UK and...