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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130 cities and regions from 29 countries

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Mr Tobias Mayr
Alliance Task Force
alliance@coe.int
+ 33 (0) 3 88 41 3228

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.

Deputy Mayor of Uzhgorod Oleksandr BYLAK elected new Chairperson of the Ukrainian Alliance

writenWritten the 14/03/2019
Alliance

The Ukrainian Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion has a new chair for the year 2019. Mr Oleksandr BYLAK, Deputy Mayor of the City of Uzhgorod, was selected Chairman of the Ukrainian Alliance during the 2nd official meeting of the Ukrainian Alliance on 26 February 2019 in Lviv. The City of Uzhgorod takes over the chairmanship from...
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Ukraine: Khust, Rivne and Ivano-Frankivs'k sign the Declaration

writenWritten the 13/03/2019
Alliance

On the occassion of the 2nd official meeting of the Ukrainian Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion, three Councillors signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsiysm....
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Happy International Women's Day

writenWritten the 08/03/2019
Romed

The European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion wishes a Happy International Women's Day to all its members and partners.

The Alliance in Lviv: "Local action for Roma safety"

writenWritten the 28/02/2019
Alliance

The Ukrainian Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion, the local network of mayors for Roma Inclusion in Ukraine, held its 2nd meeting on 26th February 2019 with local and regional elected officials, parliamentarians and NGO representatives, in Lviv, Ukraine.

In the context of the attacks against Roma in...
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New Congress Spokesperson on Roma and Traveller Issues Miranda RIRA

writenWritten the 15/02/2019
Alliance

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is happy to announce that Congress member Miranda RIRA is taking over the position of Congress Spokesperson on Roma and Traveller Issues from John WARMISHAM.

Miranda...
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Municipality of Korçë signs Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

writenWritten the 13/02/2019

The Mayor of the Municipality of Korçë, Mr Sotiraq Filo, signed the Congress Declaration of Mayors and elected local and regional Representatives against anti-Gypsyism. Korçë is the 14th municipality in Albania that signed the Declaration.

The Declaration against anti-Gypsyism has so far been signed by 114 municipalities,...
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7th Dosta!-Congress Prize 2019: Call for applications

writenWritten the 11/01/2019
CoE

The application for the 7th edition of the Dosta!-Congress Prize for Municipalities is now open to municipalities/local authorities from Council of Europe member states who have run projects in 2017 and 2018 targeting Roma and/or Travellers, whether they be nationals or more recent migrants.

Following the success of the previous...
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