2016-07-18 EU auditors slam shortcomings in Commission support to Roma integration

10/07/2016 - EU policy initiatives and financial support came too late to have an impact on Roma integration during the previous programming period 2007 - 2013. Unfortunately the audit recommendations may also come too late for the current period 2014 - 2020.

2016-07-07 Alliance against Antigypsyism launches

The Alliance against Antigypsyism today published a reference paper on antigypsyism, the specific racism against Roma, Sinti, Travellers and other groups who are stigmatized as ‘gypsies’ in the public domain. The reference paper proposes a working definition of antigypsyism. “This is necessary: the term antigypsyism is increasingly used, but there is no common understanding of its scope, depth and implications. This hinders the formulation of effective answers to tackle it,” said Gabriela Hrabanova of ERGO Network, one of the initiators of the Alliance against Antigypsyism.

2016-05-13 2016 Let's Build Up entrepreneurship Skills Bulgaria

Fighting unemployment, dreaming of your own business, making ideas into action, learning about being different, respecting others, be tolerant and knowledgeable about the Roma people and the obstacles Roma youth faces every day, building important entrepreneurship skills, learning in an inter-cultural environment are some of the sessions covered in the International course “Let’s build up entrepreneurship skills” with the participation of 33 young persons from 10 different countries – Bulgaria, Romania, Armenia, Albania, Azerbaijan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Greece, Jordan and Spain.

2014-10-23 Roma Community Centre joins the Football People weeks

Roma Community Cenre is joining thousands of European groups this month to use the power of football to present a unified stand against discrimination and declare themselves Football People.

2014-06-21 Launching of ROMED and First Training Session of Mediators, Vilnius, Lithuania

From 19th to 21st June, the first ever ROMED training session for Mediators was launched in Vilnius, Lithuania. The event gathered close to 20 highly motivated participants, who act as Roma mediators, Roma leaders, pedagogical and social assistants.

2012-08-02 Roma Holocaust Day commemorated in Lithuania

02/08/2012 - On August 2nd, Lithuanian Roma Community leaders organized a ceremony to mark the International day of remembrance for the Roma Holocaust. http://vilnius.usembassy.gov/news-events/roma-holocaust-day-commemorated-in-lithuania.html


2012-04-13 In spite of the efforts made by NGOs and the distribution of EU funds ...

On International Roma Day, which falls on 8 April, the significant proportion of Europe’s 12 million Roma who live in deplorable conditions will not have much to celebrate. And poverty is not the only worry for the community.

2012-03-29 The Time Has Come for Roma Integration in Lithuania

On the 21st March the world celebrated the International Day of Elimination of Ethnic and Racial Discrimination and the European-wide Action Week against Racism lasted from 17th to 25th of March. 


28/03/2012 - Dale Farm families, who have become a symbol of resistance through a bitter, ten-year campaign to hold onto their land, received the welcome news this week of active backing from Roma on the other side of Europe.