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Positive Discrimination, do the means justify the ends?

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For the 2007 European Year of Equal Opportunities for All, the Manneken Babbel debate explored one controversial means to redress historical and structural discrimination against immigrants and their descendants. Would positive discrimination promote integration and equality? Or would it undermine the very principles it is meant to protect?

With guest speakers:

Claude MORAES (MEP, UK, PSE) - President of the European Parliament's Intergroup on Anti-Racism and Diversity Tatjana ZDANOKA (MEP, LV, Green)- Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Daniel SABBAGH - Director of research at CERI (Centre for International Studies and Research - Sciences Po, Paris) Matthias STORME - Professor of Law at the Universities of Antwerp and Leuven

Debate moderated by Thomas Huddleston and Mana livardjani.

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Where? At the Brasserie, 'Le Roi des Belges' When? 18th April at 18h


The Madariaga European Foundation.