The Commission has now revised its Strategic Plan to 2018-2020 to continue its commitment to focus efforts on those activities likely to have deliberate impact in advancing equal opportunity and freedom from discrimination. The main strategic goals remain valid, with some modifications and additions to sharpen its focus and update emerging issues of concern. We have adopted a targeted approach on a common set of priorities, as identified in the Plan, which will reduce the incidence of discriminatory practices.
Under the auspices of its new board, the Equal Opportunity Commission has completed its first strategic planning exercise which is envisaged to take us up to 2018. In so doing I wish to acknowledge all the preliminary work that had been completed by the previous board and which formed the platform upon which the current plan was built.