Portugal Continues Violating Housing Rights of Roma

Budapest, Lisbon, 18 July 2014: The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) today sent a letter to the Portuguese authorities to express its concern regarding the forced eviction of fifteen Romani families in Vidigueira, and the demolition of their homes and belongings.

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Romanian Roma Victimised by New Evictions

Budapest, Bucharest, 17 July, 2014: The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and Romani Criss are deeply concerned about yesterday’s forced eviction in Eforie, Constanţa County, Romania.

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Highest Court in Macedonia Upholds Freedom of Movement for all Macedonians, Including Roma

Budapest, Skopje, 15 July 2014: The Constitutional Court of Macedonia recently declared some sections of the controversial Law on Travel Documents unconstitutional. The Court’s 25 June 2014 ruling was made public yesterday. According to the Court, which is the highest judicial body in Macedonia, articles of the Law which allowed the authorities to im ...

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France Continues to Evict Roma on a Massive Scale

Budapest, Paris, 10 July 2014: France continues with its unlawful and costly policy of evicting Roma who have made use of their right to freedom of movement within the European Union from countries such as Romania.  Between 1 April and 30 June 2014, 3,807 Roma were evicted from 40 different places. Fires in two settlements left 51 Roma homeless, w ...

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ERRC Seeks Gender Equality Research Fellows

4 July 2014

The European Roma Rights Centre invites applications for its 2014 Gender Equality Research Fellows. The Gender Equality Research Fellowship provides an opportunity for interested researchers and activists to conduct research on gender equality issues. While actual recruitment to all ERRC calls is strictly on merit, the organisation strives to increase the number of persons of Roma origin in its team and therefore specifically encourages candidates of Roma background to apply for the Fellowship.

The deadline for submitting applications is 24 July 2014

 

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ERRC submission to the European Commission on Macedonia (May 2014)

26 May 2014

Written comments by the ERRC concerning Macedonia's EU accession progress for consideration by the European Commission during its 2014 review.

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Training Course for Roma and Sinti Activists in Rome, Italy

26 May 2014

Registration is now open to attend the training course for Roma and Sinti activists sponsored by Associazione 21 Luglio and the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC). The course will be held in Rome from September to December 2014. Participation is free and the most deserving partcipants will be granted the opportunity of a 3 months paid internship at Associazione 21 Luglio. The training course's language is Italian and only travel costs within Italy will be rembursed.

The deadline for submitting applications is 31 August 2014

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