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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If you wish your local or regional authority to become an Alliance participant, please use this form.

130 cities and regions from 29 countries

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Please use this form in order to propose a cooperation between your NGO and the Alliance.


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.



Interview w Ludmila Sfirloaga on Roma Inclusion

writenWritten the 22/10/2014

On the occasion of the 27th Congress Session, Congress Bureau member Ludmila Sfirloaga stated why she thinks cities and regions from Europe should join the Alliance for Roma Inclusion in order to integrate Roma into mainstream society. Mrs. Sfirloaga is a regional councillor of Prahova, Romania, where also the newest Alliance participant...
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ROMACT conference on 2 & 3 October in Brussels

writenWritten the 16/10/2014

ROMACT is a joint initiative by of the Council of Europe and the European Commission, implemented with the support of the Council of Europe Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion, in order to promote the inclusion of Roma at local and regional level. ROMACT aims to strengthen the capacity of local and regional authorities...
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Romanian city of Ploiesti newest participant of the Alliance

writenWritten the 15/10/2014
Council of Europe

The city of Ploiesti, Romania, joined the European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion to raise its number of participants to 123. Mayor Iulian Badescu writes in his letter to Congress-President van Staa that Ploiesti “intends to make efforts in order to increase the visibility of the Roma community issues by involving...
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Alliance Taskforce participated in Human Rights Summer Academy

writenWritten the 10/10/2014

The Alliance Taskforce participated in the Human Rights Summer Academy of the European Training Center in Graz on Thursday 25 September 2014. The basic topic of this Summer Academy was “How to manage Human Rights and the City?”. Input was given by experts from the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union, who firstly introduced...
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National workshop of the Alliance in Paris

calendarFrom 13/02/2014 to 13/02/2014

The Town of Paris joins the Alliance

writenWritten the 18/12/2013

Application Form for Alliance Events

writenWritten the 15/07/2013

Results of the questionnaire

writenWritten the 15/05/2012


writenWritten the 01/01/2010

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