Council of Europe Secretary General, Committee of Ministers, and Parliamentary Assembly President reaffirm support for Alliance
At the 26th Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe 25-27 March 2014, the Alliance has received important political support. Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland said on 25 March: “When it comes to the Roma, I would like to again congratulate you in the Congress for...
Signature of a Cooperation Agreement between the Congress and the European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF)
Congress President Herwig van Staa and Rudko Kawczynski, President of the European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF), officially signed on 26th March, in the framework of the 26th Congress Session, a cooperation agreement between the ERTF and the Congress.
This agreement is...
The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities adopted a report on “Empowering Roma youth through participation: effective policy design at local and regional levels” on 26 March 2014 during the 26th Congress Session. This report was prepared by co-rapporteurs Inger Linge and John Warmisham, Congress...
The City of Kragujevac in Serbia has become the 122nd participant to the European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion. In his letter of accession to Congress President Herwig van Staa, Veroljub Stevanovic, mayor of Kraguvjevac, pointed that his municipality is “eager to cooperate and learn...
Interview with Jean-Claude Frécon, Vice-President of the Congress: “The Alliance, a strong initiative which is experiencing a growing success”
John Warmisham: “There is a need to work closely with local and regional authorities to tackle the issue of Roma inclusion”
EU Parliament adopts a Resolution underlining the key role of the Alliance in favoring effective Roma inclusion