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John Warmisham at CAHROM: "If Roma have a political voice, they can stand up for their rights and fight anti-Gypsyism.’’

writenWritten the 24/05/2018
Congress

‘’The Congress sees the political participation of Roma as one of the key conditions to their inclusion.’’ stated John WARMISHAM, Congress Thematic Spokesperson on Roma and Travellers, at the 15th Meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of Experts on Roma and Traveller Issues...
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John Warmisham: “National networks contribute to better coordinate activities for Roma inclusion.”

calendarFrom 22/05/2018 to 25/05/2018
Congress

On the occasion of the 15th Meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of Experts on Roma and Traveller Issues (CAHROM), held in Athens, Greece, from 22 – 25 May 2018, the Congress Thematic Spokesperson on Roma and Travellers, John...
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5th Dialogue with Roma and Traveller Civil Society - Call for Participants

calendarFrom 20/06/2018 to 21/06/2018
Council of Europe

We are happy to announce an OPEN CALL for participation to the 5th Council of Europe Dialogue with Roma and Traveller civil society that will take place on 20-21 June 2018 in Strasbourg,...
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16 new signatures for the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

writenWritten the 25/04/2018
Alliance

16 Greek municipalities signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism at a meeting in Athens on 12 April 2018, expressing their strong commitment to combat anti-Gypsyism in their municipalities and regions. To date, a total of 20 Greek municipalities and regions have signed the Declaration.

John WARMISHAM: “There is a real commitment to Roma Inclusion in the local councils in Greece”

writenWritten the 18/04/2018

The world community honored the International Roma Day, on 8 April, a tradition inherited from to the First World Romani Congress held in Orpington, in 1971, where Roma representatives from different countries came together to discuss cultural and social issues.  “For me it is a strong symbol, that after almost half a decade we still hold...
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Michalis ANGELOPOULOS : "We have the moral duty to protect the rights of the Greek Roma people”

writenWritten the 18/04/2018

“We have the moral duty - as mayors, as councilors and as Greek citizens - to protect the rights of the individuals affected and of the Roma community as a whole,” stated Michail ANGELOPOULOS (Greece, EPP/CCE), Vice-President of the Congress and Mayor of Samos, addressing the participants at a conference on “strengthening Roma networks at...
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Conference in Athens: Strengthening Roma networks at the local and regional level

writenWritten the 18/04/2018

A conference on initiatives for strengthening Roma networks at local and regional levels was co-organised by the Congress and the Association of Greek municipalities (KEDE)in Athens, Greece, on 12 April 2018. Chaired by Michail ANGELOPOULOS (Greece, EPP/CCE), Vice-President of the Congress and Mayor of Samos, this event focused on the specific...
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International Roma Day 2018: Congress calls on Mayors to sign the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

writenWritten the 09/04/2018
Congress

“Anti-Gypsyism continues to be one of the most widespread forms of racism in Europe. Millions of Roma in many European countries are facing discrimination and hate speech in their everyday lives. The dimension can vary from experiencing derogatory clichés about the Romani culture up to violent riots” stated John WARMISHAM (United-Kingdom,...
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