Institutions

European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)

ECRI is a human-rights body of the Council of Europe, composed of independent experts, which monitors the problems of racism, xenophobia, antisemitism, intolerance and discrimination on grounds such as “race”, 

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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is one of the EU’s decentralised agencies. These agencies are set up to provide expert advice to the institutions of the EU and the Member States on a range of issues. FRA helps to ensure that the fundamental rights of people living in the EU are protected.

 

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European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma inclusion

The European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion was set up by the Council of Europe's Congress of Local and Regional Authorities with the support of Special Representative of the Secretary General for Roma Issues. 

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Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005-2015

The Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005–2015 is an unprecedented political commitment by the European governments to eliminate discrimination against the Roma and close the unacceptable gaps between the Roma and the rest of society. The Decade focuses on the priority areas of education, employment, health, and housing, and commits governments to take into account the other core issues of poverty, discrimination, and gender mainstreaming.

 

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European Academic Network of Romani Studies

The overall aim of the European Academic Network of Romani Studies is to support efforts towards the social inclusion of the Roma citizens in Europe. The project facilitates intercultural dialogue and raises the visibility of existing research outside the academic community in order to foster cooperation with policymakers and other stakeholders. 

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The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC)

In 1996, the European Roma Rights Centre was established as an international organization combatting racism and violation of Roma rights, and providing them basic rights to judicial protection, education, accommodation, health care, and public service. 

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The European Court Of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights is an international court, set up in 1959. It rules on individual or State applications alleging violations of the civil and political rights, set out in the European Convention on Human Rights. 

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