UN experts call for strong government response to anti-Roma violence in Europe

Two United Nations human rights experts today expressed grave concern over the recent rise in anti-Roma sentiment and violent incidents in several European countries, calling for a stronger response from governments.

UNICEF chief spotlights plight of Roma children during visit to Albania

The head of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has highlighted the plight of Albania’s Roma children, especially the poor rates of school enrolment among the minority community, during a two-day visit to the South-Eastern European country.