Articles

ERIO occasionally produces articles on various themes relating to Roma inclusion.

Roma school segregation continues today

10 years after the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights on the D.H. and Others v. Czech Republic case... Read more...

Ethical and responsible journalism much needed in Roma coverage

The recent media coverage of the case of a Greek girl found in a Roma camp in Greece has raised awareness among people that there are "blonde angels" among Roma as well. Read more...

The Roma and the European Year of Citizens 2013

This year the European Commission has launched the “European Year of Citizens”, following a 2010 report on EU citizenship which made clear that EU citizens are not benefiting fully from their rights as they are often unaware of them.Read more...

the roma poverty cycle

2010 represents the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion. Through it, the European Union wishes to ‘reaffirm the importance of collective responsibility in combating poverty’ (EC, 2010b: 1). Read more...

EU Equality Summit in Paris, What would be the follow up?

On September 29-30 more than 450 governmental representatives, experts and civil society organization met in Paris to discuss how to implement the principle of equal treatment in the European Union. Read more...

survey on Nation Equality Bodies activities regarding the Roma minority and discrimination against them

In the first half of 2008, ERIO conducted a survey among 20 European equality bodies (NEBs) in order to gather as much information as possible regarding their activity concerning the Roma minority. Read more...

The Roma and the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue

With European society becoming ever more multicultural, the European Parliament and the DG Culture and Education have designated 2008 the Year of Intercultural Dialogue. Read more...

The Year of Equal Opportunities for all

The idea by the European Commission to designate 2007 as the “Year of Equal Opportunities for All” came just in time. Read more...

In the name of a pipe dream called "multi-ethnic Kosovo"

The international community is licking its wounds. The recent, renewed escalation of violence in the UN-controlled province of Kosovo during which 19 people have been killed, 954 injured, and many more have lost their property and homes, has been unanimously regarded as a huge setback to the international community’s efforts to establish a democratic and multi-ethnic Kosovo. Read more...

No progress on Roma issues in Bulgaria

In the Monitoring Report for Bulgaria ’s preparation for accession to the European Union, the European Commission expressed its concerns about the human rights situation and the integration of Roma. Read more...

Racism and changing attitudes

Roma and non-Roma organizations dealing with racial discrimination should focus on eradicating the roots of intolerance and discrimination, as well as on combating their outward manifestations and results. Read more...
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