Roma

Cultural resources for Roma inclusion

spectator violence The project aims at replicating in 5 Roma settlements in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, "former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", Hungary and Slovenia
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the model successfully implemented in Kamenci (Slovenia) where the Roma inhabitants have been supported in organizing and setting up a multidimensional cultural enterprise within their village through the valorisation and reinterpretation of their cultural heritage (music, poetry, legends, gardening, etc.) and creating a museum of Roma heritage which attracted visitors and thus generated income.
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European Academic Network on Romani Studies

The overall aim of the European Academic Network on Romani Studies is to support efforts towards the social inclusion of Romani citizens in Europe.
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The project facilitates intercultural dialogue and raises the visibility of existing research outside the academic community in order to foster cooperation with policymakers and other stakeholders. By creating an interface between academic researchers and political decision makers, while promoting and improving the existing resources on the European Roma communities, the project shall ultimately allow for the implementation of better conceived policy initiatives based on reliable evidence.
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Roma women

Roma women are a quiet but strong force for change, both a change in the fate of their communities' lives, as well as in their condition as women facing multiple discrimination.
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Empowering Roma women through trainings and international Conferences is among the Council of Europe priorities
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Romed training of mediators (ROMED)

The European Training Programme for Roma Mediators (ROMED) aims to reinforce mediators' skills to facilitate communication and cooperation between Roma and public institutions,
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especially schools, health services and employment offices.
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Education of Roma Children

The project Education of Roma children began in 2002 with the aim to practically implement the Recommendation (2000)4 on the education of Roma/Gypsy children in Europe. The project uses a whole series of approaches – co-ordination,
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analysis and evaluation, information and training – to adapt existing programmes to actual needs and make them more effective. The idea is to stimulate national initiatives, help to design and implement new working methods and encourage promising innovations, bearing in mind Roma's specific needs and the measures required to integrate them into the general education system.
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Roma

2011 saw a renewed focus on issues concerning Roma issues at the Council of Europe with the creation of a dedicated transversal team for Roma issues. This structure acts as a hub bringing together the different projects on Roma being undertaken at the Council of Europe following the high level meeting on Roma.
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It also builds on the work carried out and results achieved by the Council of Europe in this field, in particular over the past 15 years.
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Roma Youth Action Plan

The Roma Youth Action Plan which is helping to empower Roma young people and highlight their concerns.
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The Action Plan is based on the outcomes of the Roma Youth Conference, and complements the Council of Europe Strasbourg Declaration on Roma by associating Roma youth to its implementation.
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