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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130 cities and regions from 29 countries

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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.


Alliance to participate in UNESCO roundtable on racism & discrimination


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 for Roma Inclusion, who is a platform of experienced cities and regions, will be represented by the cities of Stockholm, Graz and Jyväskylä, to share knowledge and good practices to fight anti-gypsyism with the other roundtable participants.