Tag Archives: ECRI

10.7.2014, ECRI – ECRI calls for timely action against political parties that promote racism

The Council of Europe’s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) today published its annual report, calling for timely action against extremist organisations that promote racism to avoid an escalation of violence and related criminal activities. ECRI noted a surge in support for aggressive nationalist and populist xenophobic parties and the persistence of fascist World War II nostalgia in several ... Read More »

3.7.2014, ECRI – Council of Europe Anti-Racism Commission to prepare report on Poland

A delegation of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) visited Poland from 23 to 27 June 2014 as the first step in the preparation of a monitoring report. During its visit, ECRI´s delegation gathered information on legislation, hate speech, violence, integration policies, LGBT issues and other topics. The delegation held meetings in Warsaw and Bialystok with representatives of ... Read More »

24.6.2014, ECRI – ECRI Round Table in the Netherlands

Combating racial discrimination and intolerance in the Netherlands: Round Table of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) in The Hague. Date: 30 June 2014 Venue: Communication Museum – Zeestraat 80/82 – The Hague Organisers: ECRI in co-operation with the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights Objectives: provide the participants with the opportunity to discuss the follow-up to the recommendations ... Read More »

23.6.2014, ECRI – 64th plenary meeting of the Council of Europe’s Anti-Racism Commission

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) held its 64th plenary meeting in Strasbourg on 17-20 June 2014. On the first day of the meeting, ECRI held an exchange of views with Mr Dean Spielmann, President of the European Court of Human Rights. ECRI’s Chair, Mr Christian Ǻhlund, welcomed Mr Spielmann, who was accompanied by the Court’s Registrar, Mr ... Read More »

18.6.2014, ECRI – Council of Europe Anti-Racism Commission to prepare report on Hungary

A delegation of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) visited Hungary from 2 to 6 June 2014 as the first step in the preparation of a monitoring report. During its visit, ECRI´s delegation gathered information on legislation, hate speech, violence, integration policies, LGBT issues and other topics. The delegation held meetings in Budapest and Miskolc with representatives of ... Read More »

10.6.2014, ERIO – ECRI latest report on Romania: Roma rights still in danger

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) released its fourth report on Romania on the 3rd June. ECRI is an independent organ of the Council of Europe and assesses main trends in racism and discrimination issues in the Council’s member states. The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) is pleased to present ECRI’s findings related to the Roma population, which ... Read More »

21.5.2014, Council of Europe – Seminar of the Council of Europe’s Anti-Racism Commission (ECRI) for national independent authorities combating racism and intolerance

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) organises a seminar for national independent authorities combating racism and intolerance to review examples of partnerships between these institutions and local authorities in countering hate speech and racist and homo/transphobic violence and in facilitating the integration of vulnerable groups. Date: 22-23 May 2014 Venue: Strasbourg – Council of Europe, Agora Building Organised ... Read More »

8.1.2014. – humanrightseurope.org: Anti-racism monitors plan new report on Greece

Anti-racism monitors are expected to travel to Greece before April as part of preparations for a new report on the country. The European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance has revealed that the ‘contact visit’ for its fifth country monitoring report on Greece will take place in the “first semester” of this year. The new ECRI report will cover a period in which ... Read More »

27.10.2013, European Jewish Press – Evropsko telo za ljudska prava beleži ‘rast u nasilnim anti-semitskim incidentima’ u godišnjem izveštaju

U svom godišnjem izveštaju, Evropsko telo za ljudska prava je zabeležilo “rast u nasilnim anti-semitskim incidentima” u određenim državama i apelovalo je na države članice da daju visok prioritet borbi protiv anti-semitizma. U svom poslednjem izveštaju, ECRI pojašnjava da su akutna finansijska nestabilnost i posledičan porast ozlojeđenosti i predrasuda nad imigrantima, muslimanima i romskim ljudima, su neki od zabrinjavajućih trendova ... Read More »

9.12.2013, EurActiv – Stručnjaci upozoravaju na trivilizaciju rasizma

Nevladine organizacije i institucije za ljudska prava us osudile povećanje rasističkog nasilja širom evrope, rast koji se delimično pripisuje ekonomskoj krizi i korišćenju interneta. U svom poslednjem godišnjem izveštaju, Evropska Komisija protiv rasizma i netolerancije (ECRI), telo za ljudska prava Saveta Evrope, je upozorila da postoji “zaoštravanje govora mržnje protiv ranjihvih grupa i rasističko nasilje”. Izvor (engleski jezik): http://www.euractiv.com/eu-elections-2014/trivialisation-racism-europe-news-532185   Read More »