Blighted Lives: Romani Children in State Care

02 February 2021

This five-country wide round of research into the situation of Romani children in state care marks the latest in a decade-long series of interventions by the European Roma Rights Centre. The research covers four EU Member States: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Romania, and Slovakia, as well as neighbouring Moldova. This research shows that across the surveyed countries, and despite denials concerning ethnically disaggregated data, the evidence leaves little doubt that a disproportionate number of Romani children still end up in institutionalised state care.

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ERRC submission to UN CAT on the Czech Republic (January 2021)

22 January 2021

Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre concerning the Czech Republic for consideration by the United Nations Committee Against Torture, at the Pressessional Working Group of the 70th Session (26th April to 21st May 2021).

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Roma Rights in the Time of Covid

09 September 2020

In early 2020, most of Europe began implementing social distancing measures in order to limit the spread of the new coronavirus. By the 11th March a global pandemic had been declared by the World Health Organisation and most countries entered into a state of emergency, severely limiting the freedoms and rights of citizens in order to prevent deaths from COVID-19.

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Submission to the European Commission Concerning the Application of Directive 2000/43/EC on Racial Equality

21 July 2020

Written Comments by the European Roma Rights Centre to the European Commission concerning the application of Directive 2000/43/EC on Racial Equality.

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Submission to the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, xenophobia and related intolerance (June 2020)

12 June 2020

Submission by the European Roma Rights Centre, to the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, xenophobia and related intolerance.

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ERRC Submission to UN HRC on Ukraine (June 2020)

02 June 2020

Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre, concerning Ukraine for consideration by the Human Rights Committee at its 129th Session. (29th June – 24th July 2020).

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ERRC comments to the European Union Annual Rule of Law Report (May 2020)

08 May 2020

Written comments by the European Roma Rights Centre, to the ‘European Union Annual Rule of Law Report – stakeholder consultation’.

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