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Juan Ramon Flores Campos

12 November 2013

Juan Ramon Flores Campos from Spain holds a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology in the Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology from National University of Distance Education (UNED) in Spain.
He worked with the Fundacion Secretariado Gitano in Sevilla  between 2003 and 2008 as Regional Coordinator for Youth Area, fostering the Roma youth participation. Juan Ramon also took part in the ACCEDER programme for Roma employment as well as European Community Initiatives covering these issues. His main activities laid in the framework of the Roma youth networks with special focus on participation, citizenship and non-formal education.

With his internship at ERRC, starting in March 2013, he could widen his knowledge about human rights education as well as research about Roma issues at European level.

Juan Ramon still works in the Human Rights Education area, also collaborating with the research area on Roma studies. He is a Trainer at the Council of Europe for the training course for Roma youth leaders and activists for action against discrimination, using human rights-based approaches. Flores is president of the European bureau of FERYP (Forum of European Roma Young People).

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ERRC submission to UN HRC on Hungary (February 2018)

14 February 2018

Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre concerning Hungary to the UN Human Rights Committee for consideration at its 122nd session (12 Narch - 6 April 2018).

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The Fragility of Professional Competence: A Preliminary Account of Child Protection Practice with Romani and Traveller Children in England

24 January 2018

Romani and Traveller children in England are much more likely to be taken into state care than the majority population, and the numbers are rising. Between 2009 and 2016 the number of Irish Travellers in care has risen by 400% and the number of Romani children has risen 933%. The increases are not consistent with national trends, and when compared to population data, suggest that Romani and Traveller children living in the UK could be 3 times more likely be taken into public care than any other child. 

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Families Divided: Romani and Egyptian Children in Albanian Institutions

21 November 2017

There’s a high percentage of Romani and Egyptian children in children’s homes in Albania – a disproportionate number. These children are often put into institutions because of poverty, and then find it impossible ever to return to their families. Because of centuries of discrimination Roma and Egyptians in Albania are less likely to live in adequate housing, less likely to be employed and more likely to feel the effects of extreme poverty.

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