UN Human Rights Council review of anti-Gypsyism will be webcast live next week

Date of event: 
15 Jun 2015 (All day)
Speaker: 
Rita Izsák, the UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues
Organiser: 
UN Human Rights Council
Location: 
Geneva
Type of event: 
Online

Rita Izsák, the UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues, will present her study of the human rights situation for Roma. She will observe the problem of continuous marginalization and lack of social and economic inclusion of Roma, and the phenomenon of anti-Gypsyism. In her report, Rita Izsák stresses the persistence of negative stereotypes about Roma worldwide, neglectance of their protection, discrimination and violation of human rights. She will make recommendations how to improve the Roma people's situation on national and regional levels.

The online translation of the event will be available in the afternoon of 15 June 2015 here.

 

 

The Special Rapporteur’s Study on Protection of Roma is available here.

 

Country: 
Switzerland
Language(s) of materials: 
English

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