The "Alliance" fights discrimination against Roma at the local and regional levels, promotes their inclusion and raises awareness of these communities among local and regional authorities.

The Alliance operates under the auspices of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe.

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Mr Tobias Mayr
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Please note

 

The term “Roma and Travellers” is used at the Council of Europe to encompass the wide diversity of the groups covered by the work of the Council of Europe in this field including Roma, Sinti/Manush, Calé, Kaale, Romanichals, Boyash/Rudari, Balkan Egyptians (Egyptians and Ashkali), Eastern groups (Dom, Lom and Abdal), groups such as Travellers, Yenish, and the populations designated under the administrative term “Gens du voyage”, as well as persons who identify themselves as Gypsies.

John WARMISHAM in Albania: "A national network of Albanian mayors will identify solutions for a better inclusion of Roma"

writenWritten the 15/10/2018
Alliance

John WARMISHAM (United Kingdom, SOC), Congress Spokesperson on Roma and Traveller issues, addressed Albanian mayors at the Seminar on Roma Inclusion at the local level, in Tirana, Albania, on 11 October 2018. Co-organised by the Congress and the City of Tirana, within the framework of the European...
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Creating an Albanian network for Roma Inclusion - First meeting on 11 October 2018 in Tirana

calendarFrom 11/10/2018 to 11/10/2018
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The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is co-organising, in partnership with the city of Tirana, a seminar on Roma inclusion at the local level in Tirana, Albania, on 11 October 2018. In particular, participants will discuss the prospect of creating a national Albanian network of mayors for Roma...
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International Expert Seminar: Inclusion of Roma youth through education, employment and political participation

writenWritten the 01/10/2018
Alliance

The activities of the Congress in the field of inclusion of Roma youth were presented at an International Expert Seminar held in Brijuni, Croatia, on 26 September 2018. Speaking during the debate on "Policy initiatives at local, national and international levels to sustain Roma employability and labour market...
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Piero FASSINO: Combat every type of discrimination against Roma

writenWritten the 04/09/2018
Congress

“We must not forget the Roma Holocaust and we have to transmit to the new generations its memory: About hundreds of thousands innocents victims - a concrete aim to counter. Today  racism, intolerance and vindictive impulses make the situation in Europe more serious”, stated Piero Fassino, President of the...
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Congress commemorates the victims of the Roma Holocaust on European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day (2nd August)

writenWritten the 03/08/2018
Alliance

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities participated in the commemoration ceremony held for the victims of the Roma Holocaust in the Council of Europe headquarters in Strasbourg today, represented by Congress Secretary General Andreas Kiefer and Tobias Mayr for the European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma...
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On European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day (2 August), Council of Europe’s Congress invites Mayors around Europe to sign the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

writenWritten the 01/08/2018
Robert Gabris

“We need to remember the brutal horrors that Roma and Travellers suffered from during the Nazi rule”, Congress Spokesperson on Roma and Traveller Issues John Warmisham stated. “In particular today, when attacks on Roma are once again on the rise, we must not turn a blind eye to what has happened 74...
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Prrenjas becomes the first Albanian municipality to sign the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

writenWritten the 19/07/2018
Pasztilla aka Attila Terbócs/CC BY-SA 4.0

Miranda Rira, Mayor of the Municipality of Prrenjas in Albania, signed the “Declaration against Anti-Gypsyism” promoted by the Council of Europe, during a meeting of the Current Affairs Committee in June...
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City of Lviv signs the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

writenWritten the 17/07/2018
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On 16 July 2018, the mayor of Lviv, Mr Andrii Ivanovych Sadovyi, signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism on behalf of his city.

Congress Spokesperson on...
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