Today, the Council of Europe commemorated the victims of the Holocaust at the Council of Europe headquarters in Strasbourg. During the ceremony Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland stressed the importance of remembering the liberation of Ausschwitz concentration camp on 27 January 1945 as a...
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...
From Jyväskylä to Málaga - more than 110 municipalities have signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism - have you?
More than 110 municipalities and regions have signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism since its endorsement by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities during the 32nd Congress Session in March 2017. To mark the beginning of the new year we are happy to introduce you to the current 113 signatories from 32 countries.
The European Roma Grassroots Organisations Network ERGO invited stakeholders from all over Europe to gather in Brussels on Monday to celebrate ERGO's 10th anniversary. The anniversary was marked by a discussion on "Roma inclusion through local partnerships".
Together with representatives from the European Union Agency for...
John WARMISHAM in Albania: "Lack of nationality is at the heart of many of the problems that Roma face in Europe"
Spokesperson on Roma and Traveller Issues John Warmisham elected as vice president of the Chamber of Local Authorities
John WARMISHAM in Albania: "A national network of Albanian mayors will identify solutions for a better inclusion of Roma"
International Expert Seminar: Inclusion of Roma youth through education, employment and political participation
Congress commemorates the victims of the Roma Holocaust on European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day (2nd August)
On European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day (2 August), Council of Europe’s Congress invites Mayors around Europe to sign the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism
John WARMISHAM: “As local and regional authorities, it is our duty to publicly condemn discrimination against Roma”
John Warmisham at CAHROM: ‘’If Roma have a political voice, they can stand up for their rights and fight anti-Gypsyism.’’
Strong commitment for a Greek Roma Network - 16 Greek Municipalities signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism