Fight against tziganophobia : Motion of the European Parliament

MOTION FOR A EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RESOLUTION

on fundamental rights aspects in Roma integration in the EU: fighting anti-Gypsyism
 

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Treaty on European Union (TEU) and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU),

–  having regard to the preamble to the TEU, in particular the second and fourth to seventh indents thereof,

–  having regard to, inter alia, Article 2, Article 3(3), second indent, and Article 6 of the TEU,

–  having regard to, inter alia, Article 10 and Article 19(1) of TFEU,

–  having regard to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union of 7 December 2000 (‘the Charter’), which was proclaimed on 12 December 2007 in Strasbourg and entered into force with the Treaty of Lisbon in December 2009,

–  having regard to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1948,

–  having regard to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted in New York on 20 November 1989, in particular, its Article 3,

–  having regard to UN Resolution A/70/L.1 adopted by the General Assembly on 25 September 2015 entitled ‘Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’,

–  having regard to UN Resolution A/RES/60/7 adopted by the General Assembly on 1 November 2005 on the Holocaust Remembrance,

–  having regard to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms,

–  having regard to the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities,

–  having regard to the Declaration of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on the Rise of Anti-Gypsyism and racist violence against Roma in Europe, adopted on 1 February 2012,

–  having regard to General Policy Recommendation No 13 of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) on combating anti-Gypsyism and discrimination against Roma,

–  having regard to the Charter of European political parties for a non-racist society, adopted by the Congress