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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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.



Congress Spokesperson Mirand RIRA: "Securing Roma rights is part of the responsibilities of public authorities"

writenWritten the 08/04/2019

Strasbourg, 8 April 2019. "Roma are fully-fledged members of society and securing their rights is part of the responsibilities of public authorities," said Congress spokeswoman on Roma issues, Miranda RIRA (Albania, SOC), on the occasion of the Roma International Day, on 8 April 2019. "Even though they...
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7th International Roma Women’s Conference: SAVE THE DATE!

calendarFrom 25/03/2019 to 27/03/2019

7th International Roma Women’s Conference “Roma and Traveller Women’s Access to Justice and Rights” co-organised by the Government of Finland and the Council of Europe under the Finnish Presidency of its Committee of Ministers.

Date: 25-27 March 2019

Venue: Hanaholmen Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre...
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Local action for Roma safety: 2nd Meeting of the Ukrainian Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion

calendarFrom 26/02/2019 to 26/02/2019

The Ukrainian Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion, the European Alliance’s local network of mayors in Ukraine, will meet on 26 February 2019 in Lviv for its second official meeting. The Ukrainian Alliance will, among others, address the violent attacks against Roma that happened in the past...
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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

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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Dosta! Congress Prize Ceremony

calendarFrom 21/10/2015 to 21/10/2015

National workshop of the Alliance in Paris

calendarFrom 13/02/2014 to 13/02/2014

1st National Workshop ROMED2/ROMACT - Bulgaria

calendarFrom 30/10/2013 to 31/10/2013

1st National Workshop ROMED2/ROMACT - Hungary

calendarFrom 18/10/2013 to 18/10/2013

National Launching Meeting ROMED2/ROMACT

calendarFrom 14/10/2013 to 14/10/2013

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