Office for Combating Discrimination
The Office for Combating Discrimination has been operating since 2005. It is responsible for the implementation of preventive initiatives as well as for monitoring intervention tactics to combat racism, discrimination and xenophobia.
The main duties and responsibilities of the Office include the following:
1. Monitoring the investigation of complaints or reports that relate to cases and or incidents of discrimination, racism, or xenophobia and cooperating with police investigators for better handling of such incidents and for more effective enforcement of the relevant legislation.
2. Co-operating with other relevant Agencies (Governmental or NGOs).
3. Maintaining a registry of offences / incidents which are of a racist nature or have a racist motive.