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Proposed amendments on “disposition to discriminate”, indirect discrimination, multiple discrimination, discrimination by association, psychological harassment, justifications accepted in discriminating and status of magistrates for the members of the Steering Board of the NCCD
National equality body rejects discrimination complaint filed by disabilities NGO attacked in media, defining the campaign as free speech

Are determining occupational requirements for military professions legitimate and proportional justifications forsex-segregated recruitment, and for the significantly lower number of places for women than for men in the higher military education?

Date: 8 May 2015. Topics

The dismissal of women returning from parental leave is forbidden by Romanian law, but what evidence is needed.  to establish prima faciae discrimination on the ground of sex and maternity status in these cases?

Date: 16 April 2015. Topics
Romanian Government adopts a new Strategy for the Inclusion of the Romanian Citizens of Roma Ethnicity for 2015-2020
Genuine and determining occupational requirements regarding linguistic abilities of civil servants in locality with a large Hungarian minority
Concerns regarding treatment of Roma, persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups mentioned in report released following country visit
Date: 16 September 2014. Topics
Liability of local authorities for housing conditions in case of 2006 eviction of Roma community
National equality body declined competence claiming that the police as hierarchical structure has its own mechanisms to assess discrimination
Progress and outstanding issues highlighted by ECRI
Date: 27 June 2014. Topics
The National Council on Combating Discrimination finalized its activity report including statistical data analysing its activity in 2013
Date: 20 June 2014. Topics
Discriminatory statements regarding prohibition to recruit in football club made by the person know publicly as owner, discrimination in employment, warning as effective remedy
NCCD forced by the High Court to fine the Romanian President for discriminatory statements against nomadic Roma after the NCCD initially declined its competence on grounds of lacking jurisdiction
New provisions relevant for non-discrimination enter into force on 1 February 2014

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