EOC Wants Zero Discrimination Day Celebrated Nationwide

In a bid to spread the awareness and celebration of Zero Discrimination Day, the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC/Commission) is advocating for the day to be a staple observation in the country and across the region. The institution is leading the charge and championing the cause, and is calling on the nation as a whole to support that mandate.


The Equal Opportunity Commission’s (EOC) nationwide caravan found early success with its first stop in Tobago. Scores of Tobagonians visited the EOC’s blue tent outside of Roxborough Administrative Complex on Thursday 17th November and Port Mall in Scarborough on Friday 18th November.

EOC Caravan Starts in Tobago

The EOC’s team will set up its signature blue tent at two locations: the Roxborough Administrative Complex on Thursday 17th November and in front of the Port Mall, Scarborough on Friday 18th November, 2022. The activities on both days will take place from 10am to 5pm.

Win Big with EOC This Independence

We should celebrate our unity across our differences on the nation’s diamond jubilee 60th Independence Day. The Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) said that even though there is much we need to work on as a nation, we for the most part, co-exist peacefully and are tolerant; this forms part of our national identity. We should focus on the positives and aspire to deepen this unity. This is why the EOC is hosting an Instagram photo and video competition called “Real Unity”.

EOC is an independent body

The Equal Opportunity Commission (the ‘Commission’) wishes to address reports in the print, electronic and social media that suggest that it has prevented Ms Veera Bhajan from taking up her post as Lay Assessor at the Equal Opportunity Tribunal (the ‘Tribunal’).

EOC and TTFA Target Racism in Sports

In a bid to address racism in sports and its personal impact on athletes, the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) will partner with the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) to host a virtual roundtable discussion entitled, ‘Racism in Sports: The Hard Conversation’ and launch the “Pass the Ball Challenge”.

Commissioner Appointed to EOC

The Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) announced the appointment of Dr. Krystal-Jane Verasammy to the Board of Commissioners. Dr. Verasammy took her oath of office and received her Instrument of Appointment from the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on 25 May 2021.

Full Services Restored at the EOC

The offices of the Equal Opportunity Commission located at 55-57 Manic Street, Chaguanas will re-open on Monday 19 April, 2021 from 8:00am. The Commission thanks its stakeholders, staff and members of the public for their patience and understanding, while the offices were closed. The Ministry of Health’s guidelines were followed and the protocols were implemented.