"Roma inclusion demands real efforts on the part of towns and regions: it is on their territories and with their infrastructure that practical responses can be provided'', Jean-Claude Frécon, President of the Congress, said on the occasion of International Roma Day on 8 April 2015. ''These efforts are central to the...
The idea of a ‘European Roma Institute’ (ERI) seems to become concrete, as George Soros, President of the Open Society Foundation, and Thorbjorn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, reached an agreement to realize this innovative research institution. With the publication of a
The Alliance is pleased to welcome the Belgian city of Anderlecht as the 126th participant. Anderlecht is situated in the region of Brussels-capital. With 113.183 inhabitants it is one of the biggest cities in Belgium.
Since 2011, there is an action plan, set up by the local authorities, favouring the inclusion of the resident...
On 19 March the European Coalition of Cities Against Racism (ECCAR), an initiative of the UNESCO, will organize a roundtable event on “Fighting Racism and Discrimination: History, Memory and Contemporary Challenges”. Part of the roundtable discussion will be a panel about proven practices to combat discrimination. The European Alliance...
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
Keith Whitmore: “Dialogue at grassroots level is of fundamental importance to avoid discrimination of Roma people”
John Warmisham: ''I encourage cities and regions to join the Alliance and make this project a success''