Tag Archives: Italy

11.7.2014, ERIO – ERIO’s recommendations to the Italian EU Presidency

The new EU Presidency taken over by Italy starting in July until December 2014 is the first of the new EU  Trio Presidency (Italy, Latvia and Luxemburg). The Italian Presidency takes place at a crucial moment for  the European Union. The EU finds itself in a recovery phase from the economic crisis and the European  Parliament and Commission start their ... Read More »

5.7.2014, OSCE – OSCE/ODIHR trains civil society and law enforcement in Italy on combatting hate crime

Strategies for combatting and reporting hate crimes were the focus of two training events – one for Italian civil society activists and the other for law enforcement officers – organized by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) in Rome from 30 June to 4 July 2014. At the civil society training event, 27 participants from regions ... Read More »

29.5.2014, NIAR – Fight against discrimination of Roma should be the priority care for policy makers and officials who apply the law

Intensity of recent anti-Roma violence in Italy should serve as wake-up call for everyone in Europe. It’s about multiple factors here: negative popular attitudes towards Roma: mistreatments that they experience from side of police; official and unofficial discrimination during employment, housing, health care and other aspects of public life; violent rhetoric of exclusion and persecution used by public officials; failure ... Read More »