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.

2018-04-04 European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC) selected as the host of RomArchive – Digital Archive of the Roma

Press Release Berlin, April 4, 2018 

On the occasion of the World Roma Day on April 8, RomArchive - Digital Archive of the Roma and the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC) are pleased to announce their future cooperation. On its last board meeting, the advisory board of RomArchive selected Berlin-based ERIAC as its future host. ERIAC’s Pakiv Board welcomed this opportunity and agreed to begin the discussion of the roadmap for the handover. RomArchive will launch its internationally accessible archive website in January 2019. Subsequently, the online project will be institutionalized: The two project initiators, Isabel Raabe and Franziska Sauerbrey, will then hand over the responsibility of the archive to ERIAC who will continue the archive and further develop it.

2018-03-23 Toolkit for ENAR’s Shadow Report on racism and discrimination in employment in Europe

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Social media briefing
  2. Template press release
  3. Summary of key findings on racism and migration in Europe
  4. Dissemination tips
  1. SOCIAL MEDIA BRIEFING

We encourage you to share the social media messages below (or your own!) on your social media platforms and ask your networks to do the same.

Tweets:

Launch of @ENAREurope report on #racism and #discrimination in #employment in Europe – with a focus on #WomenOfColour on 21 March, Day Against Racism. Stay tuned. http://bit.ly/1OXhLFR

2017-10-31 European Parliament takes important step forward to address the fundamental rights of RomaEuropean Parliament takes important step forward to address the fundamental rights of Roma

Brussels, 26 October - The European Parliament adopted yesterday the own-initiative report on “Fundamental rights aspects in Roma integration in the EU: fighting anti-Gypsyism”, calling upon the European Commission and EU Member States to put the fight against antigypsyism at the forefront of efforts for the social and economic inclusion of Roma.

2017-10-02 The Salvation Army's work with Roma across Europe

 The report attempts to map the work of The Salvation Army with Roma in Europe, datailing the work carried out in 12 countries where we are particulary active with the Roma population. The Salvation Army works  with Roma through both the provision of social services and through engaging Roma in church community life. In many cases, as you will see in the country reports, the two are integrated but one is not a prequisite for the other(The Salvation Army clearly states in its mission statement that we serve and meet human needs without discrimination).

2017-10-02 MEP Soraya Post on Roma: "Nobody wants to live like cattle."

Swedish MEP Soraya Post, a Roma herself, is working on a report focusing on the root causes of anti-Gypsyism. Europe has to recognise its failure to integrate this community, she says in an interview.

 

2017-09-10 Diversity in the European Commission: Open letter to Jean-Claude Juncker and Günther Oettinger

ENAR and 28 organisations devoted to equality in Europe have published an open letter to the President of the European Commission and EU Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources to express concerns with regard to the omission of racial, ethnic and religious minority staff as a target group in the European Commission’s new diversity and inclusion strategy.