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
Alliance participants invited to high-level conference taking stock of Joint European Commission/Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, Brussels, 2-3 October 2014
John Warmisham presented Alliance Strategic Guidelines to the Congress Bureau Meeting in Baku, 17 June 2014
Congress Secretary General and Alliance Taskforce meet a delegation of Bulgarian mayors to discuss Roma inclusion
Alliance 2nd national workshop in Spain to discuss access to European Structural Funds, Madrid, 28 May 2014
Council of Europe Secretary General, Committee of Ministers, and Parliamentary Assembly President reaffirm support for Alliance
Signature of a Cooperation Agreement between the Congress and the European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF)
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
Alliance Taskforce participates in presentation ceremony of the Austrian Holocaust Memorial Award for Pharrajimos survivor Hugo Höllenreiner
International Roma Day: “We need to ensure that this community can fully participate in the life of their cities and regions”
Implementation plans for European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion achieve international support at Strasbourg Meeting