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  • Best Practices for Roma Integration: Regional Report on Housing Legalization, Settlement Upgrading and Social Housing for Roma in the Western Balkans
    The overall objective of the “Best Practices for Roma Integration (BPRI)” project is to contribute to the integration of Roma minorities in the Western Balkans, in accordance with the beneficiaries’ commitments as OSCE participating States and perspective members of the European Union. This report intends to contribute to this overall objective by providing a situation anal¬ysis of the housing conditions of Roma in the Western Balkans and by documenting good learning practice on legalization of land and buildings, upgrading of (informal) Roma settlements and the provision of social housing.
    Study / report
    26 February 2014
  • ODIHR and Judicial Independence: The Kyiv Recommendations
    Factsheet on the Kyiv Recommendations, a document published by ODIHR consisting of policy suggestions in three areas that are of particular relevance for judicial independence: (1) judicial administration with a focus on judicial councils, judicial self-governing bodies, and the role of court chairs; (2) judicial selection criteria and procedures; and (3) accountability of judges and judicial independence in adjudication.
    20 December 2013
  • Factsheet on the ODIHR Core Group of Experts on Political Parties
    Factsheet on the ODIHR Core Group of Experts on Political Parties, which was established in 2011 as part of ODIHR’s continuous efforts to assist OSCE participating States in developing and maintaining political party regulations that are in line with OSCE commitments and relevant international and regional standards.
    20 December 2013
  • ODIHR and Migration and Freedom of Movement
    A factsheet about ODIHR’s work in assisting OSCE participating States with the integration of migrants, managing labour migration and eliminating obstacles to the freedom of movement.
    11 December 2013
  • Best Practices for Roma Integration: Small Grants Programme: Summary of the Implementation of Selected Projects
    Large amounts of funding have been allocated in the past by the EU to projects targeting the Roma, but many Roma communities report little or no change in the situation on the ground. This report highlights the positive changes brought by the small grants programme and the multiplier effect it might have in generating further interest from the local self-governments or donors.
    Study / report
    9 December 2013
  • Human Rights in Counter-Terrorism Investigations: A Practical Manual for Law Enforcement Officers
    Guide / manual / handbook
    29 November 2013
  • ODIHR and Legislative Support
    A factsheet about ODIHR’s work in supporting legal reform in participating States by reviewing, upon request, individual pieces of draft and existing legislation to ensure clarity and coherence, as well as compliance with OSCE commitments and international human rights standards.
    26 November 2013
  • Factsheet on
    This factsheet provides information on ODIHR’s interactive tool on freedom of association for government authorities and civil society.
    18 November 2013