The Executive Director will play a fundamental role in ERIAC. In the first three years, she/he will lead the institution-building process, especially the formation of working bodies, membership, strategy, procedures for decision-making, optimal budget and public communications. The director will work closely on this with the two major organs of ERIAC: the Academy (Barvalipe) as the agenda-setting and strategic body, and the Board of Trustees (Pakiv) as the statutory and founding body.
Strasbourg, 07.03.2016 – A new “thematic action plan” for Roma and Traveller (*) inclusion approved by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers kicks off innovative programmes to empower Roma and Traveller women and girls, protect the most vulnerable groups and foster entrepreneurship within Roma communities.
“Many Roma continue to face serious forms of discrimination and human rights violations by authorities at both national and local levels. In particular, forced evictions without due process and provision of adequate alternative housing continue unabated across Europe, in violation of member states' international human rights obligations” said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, while releasing the letters he sent to the governments of Albania, Bulgaria, France, Hungary, Italy, Serbia and Sweden.