UN Bodies

ERRC has successfully submitted several individual complaints to UN Committees monitoring compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Convention Against Torture, Convention for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and International Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

Visit the UN website for information and the case law of the UN treaty bodies.

Case law

Ms L. R. et al. v. Slovak Republic (CERD)
Koptova v. Slovakia (CERD)
Lacko v. Slovakia (CERD)
Dzemajl v. FR Yugoslavia (CAT)
A.S. v. Hungary (CEDAW)

 

ERRC Seeks Legal Trainee

24 June 2015

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) seeks a legal trainee familiar with the legal system of one of the non-EU Member States in which the ERRC is active (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine) to assist in litigating Roma rights, ethnic/race discrimination and related cases in domestic, European and international tribunals. 

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Dimitrova and others v. Bulgaria

23 June 2015

Facts

This case concerns attempts by the municipality of Varna, in Bulgaria, to evict three Romani families from their homes. Living in dilapidated houses owned by the municipality, the families had petitioned for adequate housing for over fifteen years to no avail. 

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Joint submission to UN CRC on Slovakia (July 2015)

1 July 2015

Written comments by the ERRC and Center for Civil and Human Rights concerning Slovakia for consideration by the Committee on the Rights of the Child at the 72nd pre-session working group 5-9 October 2015. 

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