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...
While the municipality of Tivat has just 14.111 inhabitants, nearly 400 of them are Roma or Egyptians. The Local Action Plan, created 2011 in cooperation with the Association of Egyptians and the NGO ‘CSO Young Roma’, shows Tivat’s motivation to tackle the exclusion of Roma from multiple perspectives.
The 2015 edition of the Dosta!-Congress Prize is now launched and the call for application has started! Every municipality and city from the Council of Europe’s 47 member states is eligible to submit an application form.
This bi-annual prize is awarded by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities to municipalities and cities...
On 21 April the Assembly of European Regions (AER) will organize its first Equal Opportunities Forum in 2015 in Strasbourg, dedicated to Roma Inclusion.
This Forum aims at setting up a network of regions and stakeholders willing to work on a project for Roma integration through education.
The Alliance of Cities and...
Alliance 3rd national workshop in Spain about access to European Structural Funds, Malaga, 17 February 2015
Alliance participants invited to high-level conference taking stock of Joint European Commission/Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, Brussels, 2-3 October 2014
John Warmisham presented Alliance Strategic Guidelines to the Congress Bureau Meeting in Baku, 17 June 2014
Congress Secretary General and Alliance Taskforce meet a delegation of Bulgarian mayors to discuss Roma inclusion
Alliance 2nd national workshop in Spain to discuss access to European Structural Funds, Madrid, 28 May 2014
Council of Europe Secretary General, Committee of Ministers, and Parliamentary Assembly President reaffirm support for Alliance
Signature of a Cooperation Agreement between the Congress and the European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF)