Open Forum on Roma Issues in Hungary: A Consultation with the UN Independent Expert on Minority Issues

Open to the Public
Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 12:00am
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Monday, June 26, 2006 - 12:00am

A public conference hosted by the CEU Center for Policy Studies and the Open Society Institute.

The UN Independent Expert on minority issues, Ms Gay McDougall, was appointed in July 2005 by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. The Independent Expert undertook a country visit to Hungary from 26 June until 3 July 2006 at the invitation of the Government of Hungary. Ms. McDougall wished to take this opportunity to consult with representatives of Roma organizations and communities, and others working in the field of Roma issues, in order to further her understanding on the situation of Roma in Hungary.

UN expert on minority issues concluded visit to Hungary with call for continued efforts to address problems faced by Roma minority.