The setting up by the Committee of Ministers of a Committee of Experts on Roma and Travellers
The Committee's terms of reference
The Committee meets twice a year and welcomes participants from 32 Member States.
Ms. Louiza KYRIAKAKI (Greece) is the current Chair of the Committee; Mr. Dezideriu GERGELY (Romania) and Mr. Petar Antic (Serbia) are the two Vice-Chairs.
The Parliamentary Assembly, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe and ECRI (European Commission against Racism and Intolerance) can send one or more representatives. In addition, representatives of the Organisation for Co-operation and Security in Europe (Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights/Contact Point for Roma and Sinti Issues) and the European Commission attend meetings of the Committee as observers. The Committee can invite representatives of other Council of Europe bodies and other international organisations where appropriate. Lastly, depending on the agenda of its meetings, it may invite competent experts and representatives of Roma and Travellers organisations. The European Roma and Travellers Forum recently received Observer status.
|Opinion of the MG-S-ROM on PACE Recommendation 1889 (2009) on asylum; Document MG-S-ROM (2010) 11|
|Opinion of the MG-S-ROM on housing situation of Roma; Document MG-S-ROM (2009) 4|
|Opinion of the MG-S-ROM on the Return of Roma to Kosovo; Document MG-S-ROM (2009) 3|
|Opinion of the MG-S-ROM to PACE Recommendation 1708 (2005); Document MG-S-ROM (2005) 14|
|Provisional opinion of the MG-S-ROM concerning Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1633 (2003) 1 on Forced Return of Roma from the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, including Kosovo, to Serbia and Montenegro from Council of Europe member states|
|MG-S-ROM opinion on the Finnish initiative and the French-Finnish contribution on the European Forum for Roma and Travellers, 2003|
|Report on the joint MG-S-ROM and Coordinator field mission on the situation of the Roma in Kosovo, 2006||Report on the joint OSCE/ODIHR - Council of Europe Field mission on the situation of the Roma in Kosovo, 1999|
|Report on a study visit to Valdemingómez (Madrid) 21-23 April 1997|
|Fact Finding mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1996|