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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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.



New Congress Spokesperson on Roma and Traveller Issues Miranda RIRA

writenWritten the 15/02/2019

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is happy to announce that Congress member Miranda RIRA is taking over the position of Congress Spokesperson on Roma and Traveller Issues from John WARMISHAM.

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Municipality of Korçë signs Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

writenWritten the 13/02/2019

The Mayor of the Municipality of Korçë, Mr Sotiraq Filo, signed the Congress Declaration of Mayors and elected local and regional Representatives against anti-Gypsyism. Korçë is the 14th municipality in Albania that signed the Declaration.

The Declaration against anti-Gypsyism has so far been signed by 114 municipalities,...
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7th International Roma Women’s Conference: SAVE THE DATE!

calendarFrom 25/03/2019 to 27/03/2019

7th International Roma Women’s Conference “Roma and Traveller Women’s Access to Justice and Rights” co-organised by the Government of Finland and the Council of Europe under the Finnish Presidency of its Committee of Ministers.

Date: 25-27 March 2019

Venue: Hanaholmen Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre...
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Local action for Roma safety: 2nd Meeting of the Ukrainian Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion

calendarFrom 26/02/2019 to 26/02/2019

The Ukrainian Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion, the European Alliance’s local network of mayors in Ukraine, will meet on 26 February 2019 in Lviv for its second official meeting. The Ukrainian Alliance will, among others, address the violent attacks against Roma that happened in the past...
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