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.

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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.

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16 new signatures for the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

16 Greek municipalities signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism at a meeting in Athens on 12 April 2018, expressing their strong commitment to combat anti-Gypsyism in their municipalities and regions. To date, a total of 20 Greek municipalities and regions have signed the Declaration.

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Dimitris PAPASTERGIOU, Mayor of Trikala signed the Declaration together with Congress Spokesperson on Roma and Travellers John WARMISHAM (left)

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Lamia's Deputy Mayor of Culture and Sports, Vivian ARGYRI, signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

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The Mayor of Farsala, Aristomenis KARACHALIOS, signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism together with Congress Spokesperson John WARMISHAM (left)

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Charalambos DIMARCHOPOULOS, Mayor of Xanthi, signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

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Ioannis VASILIOU, Vice Governor of Western Attica Region, signed the Declaration

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The President of the Municipality Council of Alexandropolis, Konstantinos GKOTSIDIS, signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

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The Mayor of Thiva, Nikolaou SPYRIDON, signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsyism

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The Mayor of Sofades, Athanasios SKARLOS, signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsiysm together with John WARMISHAM

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Marinas MOUKANIS, City Councillor of Acharnes, signed the Declaration together with the General Secretary of the Municipality Thanasis KATSIYANNIS

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Nontas Panagiotopoulos, Deputy Mayor of Amaliada, signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsiysm

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Furthermore the Mayor of Nemea, Konstantinos KALANTHIS;
the General Secretary of the Municipality of Ampelokipoi-Menemeni, Athanasios PAPAGEORGIOU;
the Deputy Mayor of Agios Anargyros-Kametero, Nikolaos PANTELIAS;
the Deputy Mayor of Chalkideon, Mihael KERATSAS;
the Mayor of Erimanthos, Athanasios KARPIS,
the Deputy Mayor of Megara, Eleni Riga,
the Mayor of Agia Varvara; Georgios KAPLANIS;
the Vice-Mayor of Volos, Despina KOTOGLOU,
the Mayor of Paranesti, Alexandra-Marina SOTIRADOU
and the Mayor of Samos and Vice President of the Congress, Michalis ANGELOPOULOS signed the Declaration against anti-Gypsiysm.