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Post date: 2013, 19 November
Via http://www.roma-alliance.org The Seminar on the Role of Youth Policies in Supporting Roma Youth Participation was organised by the European Youth Centre in Budapest, Hungary. The seminar took place from 19-21 November and aimed at discussing, among other issues, the importance of involving the Roma youth in local and regional policies and the development of action plans as well as the collaboration with ROMED2 and ROMACT programmes. The seminar gathered over 30 participants from 15...
Post date: 2013, 8 November
Le 5 novembre 2013, le projet ROMACT, ainsi que la nouvelle phase de ROMED, on été officiellement lancées en Slovaquie pendant une conférence tenue dans la ville de Kosice. Cet évenement a été ouvert par M Andreas Kiefer, Secrétaire Général du Congrès des pouvoirs locaux et régionaux du Conseil de l'Europe, Koos Richelle, Directeur général pour l'emploi, les affaires sociales et l'...
Post date: 2013, 7 November
On 5 November, the ROMACT project, as well as the new phase of ROMED2, was officially launched in Slovakia, during a conference held in the City of Kosice. This event has been opened by Andreas Kiefer, Secretary General of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, Koos Richelle, Director General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission and Peter Pollák, Plenipotentiary of the Slovak Government for Roma Communities. On the...
Post date: 2013, 5 November
ROMED2 a été lance en Grèce lors d'un évenement qui a eu lieu à Athènes entre le 23 et le 25 Octobre, avec la présence du Ministre Adjoint de l'Intérieur, Mr Leonidas Grigorakos ainsi que des représentants des municipalités d'Iraklion, Ilion, Ilida, Komotini, Mesologi et Thessaloniki. La réunion a été présidée par Mme Louisq Kyriakaki, experte dans les questions relatives aux...
Post date: 2013, 5 November
ROMED2 was launched in Greece at an event that took place in Athens between the 23rd and 25th October, with the attendance of the Greek Deputy Minister of Interior, Mr Leonidas Grigorakos and of the representatives of the municipalities of Iraklion, Ilion, Ilida, Komotini, Mesologi and Thessaloniki. The meeting was chaired by Ms Louisa Kyriakaki, expert on Roma issue and member of the Ad-hoc Committee of experts on Roma issues of the Council of Europe (CAHROM – link to article on the 6th...
Post date: 2013, 25 October
The Council of Europe is looking for trainers for the ROMED2 Programme, the launching of which is now in progress. The present call concerns applications from Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” and Ukraine. We seek proactive, creative and well-competent trainers with a solid practical understanding and experience of working with Roma communities from the countries mentionned...
Post date: 2013, 23 October
After two previous groups of mediators trained, a 3rd group started the ROMED Training Programme in Ukraine. From 18 to 20 October 2013 the first session of Training of Mediators and Social Workers in Ukraine took place in Kirovograd. This session, organised by  the International Charitable Organisation Roma Women Fund “Chiricli” had a very strategic approach by providing  training to both mediators and social workers, and acts as a transition from the first phase of ROMED...
Post date: 2013, 23 October
Following the launching event, which took place in Budapest on 4 October 2013, the first workshop of the ROMACT and ROMED2 programmes took place on Friday, 18 Oct 2013 in the same city. Mayors and candidates from the municipalities of Szeged, Nagyecsed, Nyirbator, Pecs, Gyulaj, Jászfényszaru and mediators from the same municipalities and from Bag were present to start preparing, with the assistance of trainers, concrete plans of implementation in each municipality of ROMACT/ROMED2...
Post date: 2013, 23 October
On 15 October 2013 in Bucharest, the ROMACT and ROMED2 programmes were launched in Romania. Having the largest Roma population in Europe, the implementation of the programmes in Romania will be extended from the average 5 to 6 municipalities in other participating countries (Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy and Slovakia) to 10 municipalities of various sizes among which Bucharest (6th sector), Botosani and Calarasi. The launch event was attended by Romanian and European officials the complete list of...
Post date: 2013, 23 October
The ROMACT and ROMED and programmes were launched on Monday, 14 october 2013 in Albena, Bulgaria in the presence of Ms Zinaida Zlatanova, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Justice and Chair of the National Council for Cooperation on Ethnic and Integration Issues. The Minister of Labour, the Minister of Health and the Minister of Regional Development of Bulgaria were also present together with other high officials and representatives of municipalities, labour offices and mediators. The two...

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