Who we are


The Race Council Cymru (RCC) is the overarching umbrella body established in Wales to bring together key organisations which work to combat prejudice, race discrimination, harassment, abuse and violence. We work towards the elimination of racial discrimination and promotion of equality of opportunity and race relations between people from different racial backgrounds.

Our key aims:

  • Elimination of racial discrimination in Wales.

  • Promotion of equality of opportunity.

  • Promotion of good relations between people from different racial groups

Our Objectives:

  • Develop and facilitate a Primary Stakeholders Forum in Wales which will be made up of key national organisations working towards the elimination of race discrimination and inequalities.

  • Monitor the workings of the Equality Act 2010 as relating to integration, race equality and justice to make recommendations for its improvement as appropriate.


All Wales Annual Race Equality Conference 2015

March 16 2015, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM


Conference theme: Promoting Ethnic Minority Inclusion in Wales

Keynote Speakers

Dame Rosemary Butler AM

Presiding Officer National Assembly of Wales

Lesley Griffiths AM

Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty

Mr Rhodri Talfan Davies

Director, BBC Cymru Wales

Professor Emmanuel Ogbonna

Cardiff University Business School

Mr Ian Johnston

Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner

Dr Ama Eyo

Law Department Bangor University

Registration required in advance | Admission £20 (includes lunch)

Wales Millennium Centre | Bute Place, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff. CF10 5AL

Refreshments available from 9:00 AM

Please use any of the links below to register for the event

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RCC has been elected to represent ethnic minority communities across Wales on the Third Sector Partnership Council (TSPC) for the next two years. We look forward to working with you all.

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Race Equality in Wales Report

The report reveals the findings of the exploratory research on the experiences of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds across Wales. During this research, baseline data was collected and this will be used to identify the key priorities for promoting good race relations in the Welsh context.

Click to view the Report