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Policing and Roma: A Resource Manual – A Compilation of Documents to Support Implementation of the OSCE Action Plan for Roma and Sinti, 2006

Contains key documents in the field of policing and Roma to support the implementation of the OSCE Action Plan for Roma and Sinti. Outlines the OSCE Action Plan for Roma & Sinti: Recommendations on Policing and the OSCE programme of activities on Roma and Sinti. Covers such areas as human rights and the police; codes of practice for the police; police training; partnership building; European case-law on Roma and policing; and practical measures for improving relations between police and minorities.

Download the Word file of the manual

Ethnic Minorities and Access to Justice in the Russian Federation – Cooperation between Ethnic Minorities and the Police at Local Level, 2006

Promoting the work of the project Ethnic Minorities and Access to Justice in the Russian Federation (2003-2005), this manual outlines the methodology and activities of the project, and provides recommendations for future actions. The coverage of Russian good practice examples in ethnic minority – police relations, will be of use as practical guidance material for police services, ethnic minority communities and local authorities throughout the Russian Federation.

Download the PDF file of the manual (1.4 MG) - English version
Download the PDF file of the manual (1.5 MG) - Russian version

Promoting Roma Integration at the Local Level: Practical Guidance for NGOs and Public Authorities, 2005

Provides practical guidance for public authorities and NGOs on methods for promoting integration of Roma at the local level in Europe, especially in countries of Central and Eastern Europe. The guidance is based on the experience of the Roma Rights and Access to Justice in Europe programme (RrAJE).  The guidance relates to four key areas: minority empowerment, partnership-building, the development and implementation of integrated local strategies, and mainstreaming and institutional change.

Download the PDF file of the RrAJE Programme Manual (1.1MB).


The Balkan Peace and Integration Programme Report, 2004

Outlines European Dialogue’s activities in the Balkans since 1991. European Dialogue has been part of a movement that has sought to bring together civil society groups across all borders and across national, ethnic, and religious divides. Linking civil society organisations in Britain with those active in the Balkans has been central to the projects of European Dialogue.

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Report on European Workshop on Roma/Police Relations, 1999

The European Workshop on Roma/Police Relations, held in Turvey in the UK was a pioneering event, which brought together for the first time Roma activists, senior police officials and NGOs from across Europe to examine the reasons for the tensions and conflicts in their relationship, and to explore possible solutions. Despite the controversial nature of the subject, and some heated debates, the workshop was considered to be successful by the participants as the first step towards improving relations between Roma and the police.

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