At its most recent meeting, that took place on 21 March 2016, one day before the start of the 30th Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, the Congress Bureau adopted a revised version of the Strategic Guidelines for the Alliance. The document serves as a programmatic outline of the work of the Alliance, emphasising...
States should sanction the use of hate speech, while safeguarding freedom of expression, says Council of Europe anti-racism commission
Strasbourg, 21 March 2016 – Encouraging speedy reactions by public figures to hate speech, promoting self-regulation of media, raising awareness of the dangerous consequences of hate speech, withdrawing financial and other support from political parties that actively use hate speech and criminalising its most extreme manifestations, while...
Racist acts by football supporters against Roma women cannot be accepted, says PACE anti-racism rapporteur
“In recent days, a number of hateful, racist acts have been perpetrated by football supporters in the streets of European cities (Madrid, Barcelona and Rome) against Roma women,” said Milena Santerini, the General Rapporteur against Racism and Intolerance for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). “They have been...
The ROMACT Programme is a joint initiative of the Council of Europe and the European Commission to promote the integration of Roma at local level.
This call concerns a new component of the ROMACT programme which aims at assisting local authorities in better integrating marginalised people, in particular non-nationals of Roma...
First National Seminar in Serbia on Roma Inclusion facilitated sharing of experiences and good-practices
Alliance 3rd national workshop in Spain about access to European Structural Funds, Malaga, 17 February 2015