Activists’ meeting on ways to combat antigypsyism
The Youth Department of the Council of Europe during 6-8 April, 2014 has organised a meeting of representatives from national campaign committees, online activists and Roma organizations representatives. The aim of the meeting was to analyse and develop strategies, activities and proposals for all those Involved in the NHSM campaign to address the topic of antigypsyism in its online dimension.
The specific objectives were:
- To map the realities of antigypsyism in its online dimension today in Europe;
- To exchange practices of activists and youth organisations on combating antigypsyism;
- To review the objectives, approaches and the content of NHSM in relation to combating antigypsyism;
- To plan future activities, in the NHSM framework, on the topic of combating antigypsyism.
The specific outputs of the meeting were few developed proposals by meeting participants for addressing antigypsyism issues under the NHSM campaign.
The meeting gathered in total of 20 participants from Finland, Poland, Hungary, Ireland, Belgium, Serbia, Greece, Lithuania, Spain and The Netherlands.