European Committee of Social Rights: European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) v. Greece

European Committee of Social Rights

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No. 15/2003 European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) v. Greece

The complaint, lodged on 4 April 2003, relates to Article 16 (the right of the family to social, legal and economic protection) and the Preamble (non-discrimination) of the European Social Charter. It is alleged that there is widespread discrimination both in law and in practice against Roma in the field of housing.

The European Committee of Social Rights declared the complaint admissible on 16 June 2003. A public hearing was held on 11 October 2004.

The European Committee of Social Rights concluded that there was a violation of Article 16 and transmitted its report containing its decision on the merits of the complaint to the Parties and to the Committee of Ministers on 7 February 2005.

The Committee of Ministers adopted Resolution ResChS(2005)11 on 8 June 2005.
 Decision on admissibility of the Complaint 15/2003

 Decision on the merits of the Complaint 15/2003

 Resolution ResChS(2005)11 of the Committee of Ministers on 8 June 2005

 Findings of the European Committee of Social Rights on the follow-up of the Complaint