2018-07-27 THE 2TH OF AUGUST WE ARE GOING TO PROTEST IN FRONT OF THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE ITALIAN PARLIAMENT

The 2th of August 2018, from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m., we are going to demonstrate in the Montecitorio square, in Rome, where the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Republic is located. And we are going to protest there to remember the 2.897 Roma women, men and children killed during the night of the 2th of August 1944 in the Zigeunerlager of Auschwitz-Birkenau. We won’t neither forget more the over half million of brothers and sisters killed in the other extermination camps in Europe.     

2018-07-23 EXPERIENCING ROMED A legacy for improved participation of Roma communities

The knowledge, skills and values required to live in a democracy, and the ability to live together in an inclusive community, do not come naturally. And if you are Roma, acquiring that ability also represents engaging in a courageous struggle against discrimination and fighting to access spaces of political participation and decision-making where so often Roma have been rejected. It requires education for change and it obliges all involved to experience and practice ways that are able to convey change. That change has to have the capacity to respond to the collective aspirations of the community.

2018-07-09 Local authorities in Rome evicted 450 Roma in an official camp just weeks after far-right minister proposed a census.

Local authorities in Rome have cleared a Roma camp just weeks after Italy's far-right interior minister sparked widespread criticism for anti-Roma comments.

 

 

 

2018-07-09 Better records to help support hate crime victims

Better recording of hate crime across the EU will help Member States continue to fight this persistent problem. The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights’ latest report provides compelling evidence of what Member States are already doing with tips on how they can improve

 

2018-07-05 Roma People made its voice heard all over Barcelona

The media, and especially the televisions, said on the news that “a very peculiar demonstration took place in the central Paseo de Gracia of Barcelona”. And they were right, because the locals had never seen so many Roma flags waving in the wind and so many young people, men and women parading along the broad sidewalks of the most important avenue in the Catalan capital.

2018-06-28 Celebrating 20 years of the anti-racist movement in Europe

It was back in 1998 that people from all over Europe got together to lay the ground work for a pan European movement for racial equality and to advance legal and social developments in Europe. Together we have changed the narrative on racism in Europe and set the agenda for the policy discussion that is moving ahead slowly but surely.

 

2018-06-11 Residential hotels closing in Czech city, Romani tenants have yet to find substitute accommodation

The inhabitants of two residential hotels in the Czech city of Ústí nad Labem that will close at the end of June still do not know where they will be moving. During their housing search they are encountering the need to pay deposits they cannot afford, as well as discrimination from landlords.

 

2018-06-04 02.08.-15.08.2018 International Summer School "Globalization and Diversity"

The Goettingen Diversity Research Institute is organising an international Summer School on "Globalization and Diversity" which will be held from 02.08.-15.08.2018 in cooperation with partner universities from Europe, the United States and Japan.

2018-05-07 ERGO Network and its partners urge the European Commission to priorities the position of Roma in Europe in the next Multi- Annual Financial Framework

Brussels, 26 April 2018 – ERGO Network together with the Open Society European Policy Institute (OSEPI) and 70  national and local Roma civil society organisations is asking EU decision-makers to dedicate funding for the social inclusion and empowerment of Europe’s largest minority in the next EU Multi-Annual Financial Framework.

2018-04-06 Alliance against Antigypsyism and its partners work intensively to create recommendations for the Post 2020 European programming period

On the 14th of March 2018, ERGO Network together with European Network against Racism (ENAR) and Central Council of German Sinti and Roma organized a meeting of the Alliance against Antigypsyism.