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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Mr Tobias Mayr
Alliance Task Force
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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.



Council of Europe commemorates the victims of the Holocaust

writenWritten the 23/01/2019

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...
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7th Dosta!-Congress Prize 2019: Call for applications

writenWritten the 11/01/2019

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...
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From Jyväskylä to Málaga - more than 110 municipalities have signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism - have you?

writenWritten the 04/01/2019

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.

Discussing Roma Inclusion through local partnership

writenWritten the 05/12/2018

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...
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