At the end of 2015 the Council of Europe implemented successfully a pilot Roma Political School in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2017, in partnership with Roma-led organisations, initiated in a Roma Political School in Portugal and Turkey. In autumn 2018, a similar training school was initiated in Italy and in 2019 in Ukraine. Within the present financial possibilities, the Council of Europe will give continuity to the processes already initiated. In 2021 the Council of Europe will run Roma Political Schools in Albania, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Ukraine and will encourage similar activities in other countries.

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Roma Political School in Kosovo*

13 October 2022 Strasbourg, France

On 7 October, 17 young Roma women and 15 young Roma men were certified following their training with the Roma Political School organised by Democracy for Development with the support of the Council of Europe. The programme which included sessions on political systems, critical thinking,...

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Call for proposals for grants for the organisation of Roma Political Schools - Deadline 18 April 2022

22 March 2022 Strasbourg

This call for proposals is launched in the framework of the Council of Europe Strategic Action Plan for Roma and Traveller Inclusion (2020 2025) Priority 5.2. Support democratic governance and promote public trust and accountability. It aims to co-fund national projects aimed at fostering the...

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