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.


Dosta! 2019 Prizes awarded but, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ceremony postponed to the Congress session to be held “in person” in October 2021

As the Congress Session in March 2020 was cancelled and the following ones held online due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the three winner projects of the Dosta! Congress Prize for Municipalities will be awarded their prizes during a ceremony to be held in October 2021, during the 41st Plenary Session of the Congress, which will take place at the headquarters of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. 

The winner projects are:

  • 1st Prize: Municipality of Torres Vedras (Portugal)
    Title of project: “Local Plan for Inclusion of the Roma Community  (PLICC)”
  • 2nd Prize: Municipality of Argostoli (Greece)
    Title of project: “Holistic integrated action plan for social inclusion of Roma community in Kefalonia island”
  • 3rd Prize: Municipality of Salford (United Kingdom)
    Title of project: “Young Roots Heritage Lottery Irish Traveller Wagon Project: Bringing Heritage Alive!”