This Consultative Council was created in 2013 in the framework of the Law 19.122 for Afro-descendants. The Council’s aim is to monitor and advise on measures for the Afro-descendant community in Uruguay.
Problems and Purpose
This Consultative Council was created in 2013 with the Law 19.122 for Afro-descendants: "Rules to favor their participation in the educational system and labor force" (Span. Normas para favorecer su participación en las áreas educativa y laboral). It is composed of three representatives from civil society organizations, with proven experience in the area.
Background History and Context
Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities
Participant Recruitment and Selection
Methods and Tools Used
What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation
The Council's task is to advise the Ministerial Commission on the implementation of the law, propose actions, participate in the organization of activities within the framework of law enforcement and collaborate with the monitoring of compliance. The law establishes different measures in favor of the Afro-descendant population in the educational and labor field to work against discrimination. The first members of the Council were appointed in 2015.
Influence, Outcomes, and Effects
Analysis and Lessons Learned
 https://legislativo.parlamento.gub.uy/temporales/leytemp2301427.htm [BROKEN LINK]
 Catálogo de Participación Ciudadana. (2017, May 12). Consejo Consultivo para el establecimiento de acciones afirmativas para afrodescendientes, Ley 19.122. https://catalogo-participacionciudadana.portal.gub.uy...