The initiative "Local Action for Roma Safety" will be presented to the Ukrainian Parliament on 9 April 2019 by Iryna SUSLOVA, MP and Chair of the Sub-Committee on Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination - Committee on Human Rights, National Minorities and Inter-ethnic Relations. This...
Congress Spokesperson Mirand RIRA: "Securing Roma rights is part of the responsibilities of public authorities"
Strasbourg, 8 April 2019. "Roma are fully-fledged members of society and securing their rights is part of the responsibilities of public authorities," said Congress spokeswoman on Roma issues, Miranda RIRA (Albania, SOC), on the occasion of the Roma International Day, on 8 April 2019. "Even though they...
Commissioner for Human Rights: European states must demonstrate resolve for lasting and concrete change for Roma people
On 8 April, we will celebrate International Roma Day. This is a day to celebrate Roma culture and Roma contributions to European societies, and the cultural diversity of Europe. The 8th of April, which commemorates the first World Romani Congress held in London in April 1971, should also be a reminder of the urgent need to better protect the...
President of the Congress’ Local Chamber warns of anti-Roma fake news and asks local and regional authorities to remain vigilant
The President of the Congress Chamber of Local Authorities and Mayor of Saint-Gérand-le-Puy Xavier CADORET (France,SOC) warns of “anti-Roma fake news rapidly spreading on social media”. Referring to recent incidents in the French departments of Seine-Saint-Denis and Hauts-de-Seine, where rumors about Roma kidnapping children in a white van...
Local action for Roma safety: 2nd Meeting of the Ukrainian Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion
International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 January): "74 years later, we still have to fight against anti-Gypsyism," says John Warmisham
From Jyväskylä to Málaga - more than 110 municipalities have signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism - have you?
John WARMISHAM in Albania: "Lack of nationality is at the heart of many of the problems that Roma face in Europe"
Spokesperson on Roma and Traveller Issues John Warmisham elected as vice president of the Chamber of Local Authorities
John WARMISHAM in Albania: "A national network of Albanian mayors will identify solutions for a better inclusion of Roma"
International Expert Seminar: Inclusion of Roma youth through education, employment and political participation
Congress commemorates the victims of the Roma Holocaust on European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day (2nd August)