Empowering Roma Activists Through Human Rights Education

21 December 2012

Anca Sandescu: Since the European Roma Rights Centre was established, one of its key aims has been to empower young Roma through a dedicated human rights education programme. We believe that equipping Roma from local communities to stand up and defend their human rights is essential or the fight to stop discrimination...

Violence against Roma

21 September 2012

Reports of violence targeting Roma across Europe are becoming more frequent. These are often set in the context of racist speech against Roma, including by politicians and public officials at the highest levels. Today I’m with Dezideriu Gergely, Executive Director of the European Roma Rights Centre.

No to Special Education for Roma: New ERRC Action in Macedonia

25 June 2012

Romani children in Macedonia are massively over-represented in special education. As part of a wider action, the ERRC, together with National Roma Centrum, recently trained 60 Roma activists to campaign for mainstream education for all Romani children.

Violence Against Roma on the Rise: ERRC Testifies

16 February 2012

Budapest, Washington, 16 February 2012: The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) made a statement on the escalation of violence against Roma at a hearing in Washington DC yesterday.

ERRC Research Coordinator Djordje Jovanovic on Romani Children in Institutional Care

20 December 2011

The European Roma Rights Centre, in partnership with the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, the Milan Simecka Foundation and osserVazione, has conducted a study on the human rights situation of Romani children in institutional care in Bulgaria,

ERRC Executive Director Dezideriu Gergely: National Roma Strategies

10 November 2011

 ERRC Executive Director Dezideriu Gergely spoke recently at the conference “National Roma Strategies: Ensuring a Comprehensive and Effective European Approach.”

ERRC Research and Advocacy Coordinator Ostalinda Maya on How Human Trafficking Affects Roma

23 September 2011

The European Roma Rights Centre and People in Need Slovakia published a report on how human trafficking affects Roma in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia.

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