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25 Sep 2009
OSCE reports on its website that a workshop was held with police experts to discuss good practices that helps building trust and understanding between police and Roma and Sinti communities. A follow-up workshop is also being planned with civil...
24 Sep 2009
‘The Moscow Times’ reports that after a series of attacks on people from the Caucasus in Moscow, a current trial put on six Caucasus natives accused of badly injuring two Russian teenagers, while shouting ‘Alla is great’ and...
24 Sep 2009
‘Sloval Spektator’ reports that a delegation of the European Commission will be visiting Roma settlements in Kosice, Presov and Banska Bystrica. They will discuss the ongoing implementation of Roma integration projects with the...
20 Sep 2009
‘The National Legal Internet Portal’ reported that Belarus will support the adoption of the global action plan to fight trafficking in human beings at the next UN General Assembly. The Belarusian delegation will focus efforts on...
20 Sep 2009
‘The Guardian’ reports that the worldwide campaign by ECPAT International and the Body Shop – supported by Bill Clinton – found that only one in ten countries have special police units to investigate trafficking of...
19 Sep 2009
‘Times of Malta’ reports that according the EU’s border control agency’s report, the global economic crisis and the dwindling employment opportunities – both legal and illegal – resulted in decreasing number...
18 Sep 2009
‘Deutsche Welle’ reports that EU interior ministers have met in Brussels to discuss a common approach to asylum policy and migration. One of the key points to discuss a “joint resettlement program for refugees”. Ministers...
17 Sep 2009
‘The Mail Online’ reports that Europe’s Justice Commissioner and former French Minister Jacques Barrot will support the proposal to allow foreigners to claim asylum in any EU country they wish, including the inhabitants of the...
14 Sep 2009
‘The Slovak Spectator’ reports that as part of the National Strategic Reference Framework a new call for proposals – worth 200 million euros – will be announced “to elevate the social status, employment and education...
14 Sep 2009
‘Sofia Echo’ published an interview with Arthur Ivatts, former HM Inspector for Roma/Gypsy and Traveller Education in the UK who also worked a lot in the CEE on the education of Roma. He speaks frankly about the differences between...

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