Supporting Roma in the EU

The European Commission has  adopted a new plan to support Roma in the EU. There are seven key areas of focus: equality, inclusion, participation, education, employment, health, and housing. For each area, the Commission has put forward new targets and recommendations for Member States on how to achieve them, both of which will serve as important tools to monitor progress and ensure that the…

60% Reduction in Emissions by 2030

Members of the European Parliament have voted in favour of a 60% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2030, supporting the call of the Environment Committee and going beyond the European Commission’s 55% climate target. The European Parliament will now enter into negotiations with the Council and Commission with a strong position. The European Parliament voted…

Discrimination Against Serbs in Croatia: A child’s rights case raised at the UN Human Rights Council

At the last session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, a case of discrimination based on ethnicity in Croatia was submitted to their delegation, writes Willy Fautré. Twenty-five years after the end of Croatia’s war for independence from Serbia, many Serbs living in Croatia report ongoing discriminatory treatment in court by the judiciary. …