ENAR’s Board is responsible for the governance of ENAR and oversees the general functioning and longer-term strategy of the network. It is composed of 11 members elected by the General Assembly.

Chair :

Amel Yacef, Ireland - ENAR Ireland
Email : chair[at]

1st Vice-Chair :

Laurentia Mariana Mereuta, Romania - European Association for the Defense of Human Rights (AEPADO)
Email : aepado.presedinte[at]

2nd Vice-Chair :

Marcell Lőrincz, Hungary - Foundation of Subjective Values - Email : marcell.lorincz[at]

Treasurer :

Wouter Van Bellingen, Belgium

Members :

Maria Dexborg, Sweden - Pan-African Movement for Justice
Karen Kaneza, Portugal - ADYNE, African Diaspora Youth Network in Europe
Claudia Mara, Italy - Africa e Mediterraneo
Vilana Pilinkaite Sotirovic, Lithuania - Centre for Equality Advancement
Email : vilana[at]
Karen Taylor, Germany - Initiative Schwarze Menschen in Deutschland
Enrique Tessieri, Finland - Migrant Tales Blog
Ghyslain Vedeux, France - Conseil Représentatif des Associations Noires

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Diversity & representation in the EU



ENAR’s Equal@work Platform brings together businesses, social partners, NGOs, public authorities and academics committed to diversity and inclusion, to find solutions for the participation of ethnic minorities in the labour market.

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With the support of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union, the Open Society Foundations, the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and the Sigrid Rausing Trust