The UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights will meet next year to review the Irish Government’s progress on protecting, respecting and fulfilling people’s basic rights on key issues such as education, health, housing, social security, workers’ rights, employment, protection of families and cultural life. As part of this process Pavee Point developed and submitted a Shadow Report to the UN Committee to highlight key areas of concern for Travellers and Roma.

The Committee has just published the list of questions that it will ask the Government at the hearing next year. There are a number of key questions that relate specifically to Travellers and Roma with regards to health and education. You can view the full list of questions below.