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.



EC launched map for Roma inclusion project at local level

writenWritten the 17/04/2013
2013 GeoBasis-DE/BKG, Google

The European Commission has prepared an interactive map of over 600 entries of regions, cities and municipalities that are committed to actively work towards ensuring the inclusion of Roma citizens and have joined initiatives to support them in reaching this goal. Besides the Alliance, which at the moment has 114 cities and regions, the Open...
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International Roma Day: “We need to ensure that this community can fully participate in the life of their cities and regions”

writenWritten the 08/04/2013
Council of Europe/Nikolai Atefie

In view of International Roma Day on 8 April which brings attention to challenges Roma people continue to face in Europe, Herwig van Staa, President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, underlined the responsibility of local and regional authorities to provide inclusive Roma policies. “As local and...
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Alliance Launch: “High time to translate national strategies into local action”

writenWritten the 20/03/2013
Council of Europe / Ellen Wuibaux

Strasbourg, 20.03.2013 – Today the European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion was launched in the framework of the 24th Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. High level representatives from cities and regions as well as international organisations came together to...
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Results of the questionnaire

writenWritten the 15/05/2012


writenWritten the 01/01/2010

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