This recommendation calls on states to adopt legislative, policy and judicial measures against racism and related prejudices.
This recommendation calls on member states to effectively deal with racism against the Romani minority through legislative and policy measures. These include measures directed towards combating the prejudices of public service and media personnel. The Recommendation stresses the importance of the participation of Romani individuals in decision-making.
This document calls on member states to enact or strengthen laws that penalise discrimination and incitement to hatred based on "race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status", consider establishing training programmes for police and judicial officials on hate crimes, collect statistics on hate crimes and report them to the ODIHR, promote intercultural dialogue between different groups and so on.
The executive summary notes that "an increasing number of European companies are adopting diversity and equality strategies, not only for ethical and legal reasons but also for the business benefits they are expected to deliver." The report examines the key challenges in implementing diversity promotion and also discusses the perceived benefits of diversity. Also included are some good practice examples that have been adopted by companies in different sectors.
This is the ERT case summary of the Northern Ireland Fair Employment Tribunal decision in the case of John Brannigan v. Belfast City Council (Case ref: 00040/98 FET).
This is the ERT case summary of the Canadian Federal Court decision in the case of Vincent Wong, Reg Morretto, William Balcombe, Harvey Hetherington, Roger Biddle, Duane Corrigal and William Heitmar v. Her Majesty The Queen (T-1078-91).
This is the ERT case summary of the Indian Supreme Court decision in the case of Marri Chandra Shekhar Rao v. Dean, Seth G.S. Medical College and others (SCR (2) 843).
This is the ERT case summary of the Californian Supreme Court decision in the case of North Coast Women’s Care Medical Care Group, Inc., et al., v. San Diego County Superior Court S 142892. Ct. App. 4/1 D045438.
This is the ERT case summary of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision of Angela Maria Sirdar v. The Army Board, Case C-273/97  ECR I-7403.
This is the ERT case summary of the European Court of Justice (ECJ), reference for a preliminary ruling from Germany, decision of Marschall v Land Nordrhein- Westfalen, Case C-409/95  ECR I-6363.