As local authority election is approaching, this interactive event will explore ways to better engage minority ethnic community groups in political process.
Keynote speech: BME Communities in Scottish Politics Dr Timothy Peace, Lecturer in Politics, Stirling University
- Why are minority ethnic community groups still under-represented in political process?
- What can we do to engage better, and encourage participation and representation of BME community in political process
The event is part of ELREC diversity in public life project funded by Scottish Government to increase participation of BME community in public life and democratic process.
Participants will have opportunity to ask question and to identify actions which can be undertaken to foster minority ethnic communities participation and representation in political process.