JUSTROM a new joint programme of the Council of Europe and the European Commission

headline 14 october 2016 Strasbourg

The launch event, hosted by the Department of Justice and Equality, an associate partner of this programme, will take place at the Atrium Conference Room of the Department of Justice and Equality, 51 St. Stephens Green, Dublin 2, from 9.30 a.m to 2.15 p.m. The launching event was attended by the...

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SRSG for Roma highlights the importance of access to justice for Roma and Travellers

headline 25 October 2016 Strasbourg

Access to justice is an inherent aspect of the rule of law and a fundamental requirement for any democratic society. The right of access to justice, to fair hearing and effective remedies are guaranteed under the European Convention on human Rights and must be secured for all without distinction...

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JUSTROM programme of the Council of Europe and the European Commission starts in Romania

headline 10 November 2016 Strasbourg

The launching event was attended by the Minister of Justice, representatives from the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Protection and Elderly, Ministry of Internal Affairs, the National Agency for Roma, the National Council for Combating Discrimination, the National Agency for Equal...

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Seminar on Combating Early/Child and Forced Marriage

headline 12-13 December 2016 Strasbourg

According to latest research, the phenomenon of early/forced marriages is on the increase: from 700 million victims, the number could increase in the coming years to some 950 million people. With this alarming statistic in mind, and given that the Roma community is particularly vulnerable to it,...

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