Purpose of the IEDP

The Institute of Equality and Diversity Professionals is an independent body committed to setting high standards for equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights practitioners. It is a member organisation working nationally and locally to support professionals and influence change.

Objectives of the IEDP

The main objectives of the Institute of Equality and Diversity Professionals are to

  • inspire and accredit excellence and high standards amongst professionals

  • create opportunities for sharing best practice, strengthening networks and continuous professional development

  • work collaboratively with other organisations to advance equality, inclusion and human rights.

The IEDP is run by and for practitioners with activities funded by individual and corporate member subscriptions and corporate sponsorship. Board members are volunteers and are elected at the AGM. The Institute is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee.


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