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First national seminar on Roma inclusion at the local level held in Lithuania in December 2015

writenWritten the 13/01/2016

The first national seminar on Roma inclusion took place on 17 December 2015 in Lithuania. 23 elected officials, senior civil servants from Lithuanian cities and regions met with government representatives, scholars and NGO representatives in the small village Trakai outside of Vilnius to exchange their experiences, know-how and best practices...
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5th November: International Day of Romani Language

writenWritten the 05/11/2015

Statement adopted by the Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML) on 5 November 2015 on the occasion of the International Romani Language Day

Out of the 25 countries that have ratified the European Charter for Regional or...
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5th Dosta! Congress Prize for Roma inclusion awarded

writenWritten the 23/10/2015
CoE; winners of the 5th Dosta! Congress prize with members of the Jury

Four cities were honoured with the 5th edition of the Dosta! Congress Prize, an award that is given to municipalities every two years for their commitment to inclusion of Roma and Travellers. On the first place came Ghent (Belgium), tied on the 2nd place are ex-aequo Kragujevac (Serbia) and Reggio nell’ Emilia (Italy). The 3rd place went to...
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130th Alliance participants: Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria

writenWritten the 08/09/2015
Reggio Calabria

The President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, Mr. Jean-Claude Frécon, is happy that the Italian Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria became this week the 130th participant of the European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion.

The Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria is...
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2 August 2015: 71 years after the extermination of the "Zigeunerlager" in Auschwitz

writenWritten the 31/07/2015
Council of Europe. Mr Asmet Elezovski (Secretary of the European Roma and Travellers Forum), Ms Snezana Samardzic-Markovic (Director General of the Council of Europe's Directorate of Democracy) and Mr Gheorghe Raducanu (President at the Europea

On 2nd August 1944 2,897 Roma were murdered in the gas chambers when the so-called “Zigeunerlager” (“gypsy camp”) at Auschwitz – Birkenau was liquidated. On the occasion of the 71th anniversary of this sad date, the Alliance Taskforce took part in a commemorative ceremony organized by the European Roma...
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The Region of Andalusia is the 129th participant of the Alliance

writenWritten the 24/06/2015

With around half of all Spanish Roma living in the region (around 300 000 Roma), Andalusia is the region in Spain with the highest number of Roma. The European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion is happy to announce that it has accepted the accession of the Region of Andalusia, which now is its 129th participant. Andalusia...
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First National Seminar in Serbia on Roma Inclusion facilitated sharing of experiences and good-practices

writenWritten the 16/06/2015

Dusica Davidovic (Serbia, SOC), Stojanka Lekic (Serbia, EPP/CCE) and Fevzija Muric on behalf of Meho Mahmutovic (Serbia, SOC), Congress members, representatives of Serbian municipalities, and representatives of the Serbian Government participated in the First National Seminar in Serbia organised by the European Alliance of Cities and Regions...
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