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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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Laura Cana: “Roma can’t get jobs because they are discriminated and marginalized”

writenWritten the 09/07/2015

During the 28th Congress Session, Laura Cana, Youth Delegate at the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, talked to us about the situation of Roma in Romania and on issues linked to Roma Youth inclusion. She particularly mentioned the vicious circle of exclusion affecting the situation of Roma in Romania nowadays. Laura points out that...
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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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Juliana Hoxha: “Roma should be part of the priority-setting process.”

writenWritten the 20/05/2015
(c) CoE

On the occasion of the 28th Congress Session, Congress member and municipal councilor from Tirana (Albania) Juliana Hoxha expressed her thoughts on various issues Roma are still facing in Albania. Although Roma in some places represent a significant electoral force, they remain largely marginalized when talking about effective participation...
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