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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Alliance Task Force
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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.



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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Alliance strategic guidelines for the period 2014/2020 formally endorsed by the Congress Bureau

writenWritten the 11/09/2014

After a preliminary examination in June 2014 and subsequent amendments based on feedbacks from participating cities and regions, the Alliance strategic guidelines for the period of 2014-2020 have been officially approved by the Congress-Bureau on 8 September 2014. Those guidelines will be discussed at the first biennial conference of the...
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Alliance participants invited to high-level conference taking stock of Joint European Commission/Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, Brussels, 2-3 October 2014

writenWritten the 31/07/2014

The cities and regions participating in the Alliance have all been invited to participate in a high-level conference, to be organised by the European Commission with the support of the Council of Europe, on 2 and 3 October 2014 in Brussels.

This conference will take stock of progress and lessons learnt from the first year of...
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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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