The OSCE – ODIHR, within BPRI project, submitted recommendations to the Montenegrin Government regarding the politicisation of Minority Councils, who are in charge of the promotion and development of the rights of minorities and other minority ethnic groups and their members.
Whether the failure of a municipality to adequately plan and prepare the winding up of a segregated Roma neighbourhood (and thus creating the threat of homelessness among the concerned families) amounts to discrimination
In order to harmonise national legislation with international documents (primarily with United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with disabilities and the Optional Protocol to the Convention) as well as to improve anti-discriminatory legal framework on protection of persons with disabilities, Montenegrin Parliament adopted the new Law on Prohibition Against Discrimination of Persons with Disabilities on 26 June 2015.
On 21 May 2015, the Slovak Parliament adopted a new Civil Dispute Act. The Act will have impacts on proceedings concerning alleged violations of the principle of equal treatment. The Act will come into effect on 1 July 2016.
On 30 June 2015, the Slovak Parliament adopted an amendment to the Schools Act that contains various provisions allegedly aimed at de-segregation of Roma children in education. However, the content of the provisions adopted and the collisions with other provisions that still exist in the Slovak legal order generate confusions and show no real potential for de-segregation of Roma children.
1. Definition of disability.
2. Obligation to establish reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities.
3. Whether a national provision entitling a dismissal with a shorter notice period because of sickness related absence is in conflict the Directive 2000/78.