A. The Danish Institute for Human Rights [Institut for Menneskerettigheder]
The Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) has been the designated body since 2003 for the promotion of equal treatment and effective protection against discrimination on grounds of racial or ethnic origin as set out in Article 13 of Council Directive 2000/43/EC on Equal Treatment Irrespective of Race and Ethnic Origin.
B. The Board of Equal Treatment [Ligebehandlingsnævnet]
On 25 January 2008 the proposal for an Equal Treatment Board was presented to the Parliament, and on 1 January 2009 it started functioning. The Board covers all protected grounds, (gender, race, skin colour, religion or belief, political opinion, sexual orientation, age, disability or national, social or ethnic origin). The Board was established by Act no. 387 of 27 May 2008.