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.



Results of the questionnaire

writenWritten the 15/05/2012
Council of Europe

In order to better define the mandate and future activities of the European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities sent a questionnaire in early April 2012 to regional and local authorities in Europe, with the aim of collecting information on their concrete needs, priorities and...
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Presentation of the Alliance at the Assembly of European Regions meeting in Vienna

writenWritten the 08/05/2012
Council of Europe

The future "European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion" was presented to the participants of the Conference on Equal Opportunities, organised by the Assembly of European Regions in Vienna on 8 May 2012, as an example of a promising pan-European project in improving the situation of Roma. In particular, the emphasis was made on...
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Belvil evictions, Serbia: Reaction from Congress Thematic Rapporteur

writenWritten the 27/04/2012
Council of Europe

''It is time to bring an end to the forced evictions of Roma in Europe'', stressed John Warmisham, Thematic Rapporteur on Roma/Travellers of the Congress, reacting to the eviction of the Belvil Settlement in Belgrade. ''Like the forced eviction of Roma families from their homes in Vilnius and Tirana last...
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writenWritten the 01/01/2010

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