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Post date: 2014, 5 November
5th November – International Romani Language Day/ 5-to Novèmbro – Maśkarthemutno Dives palal i Romani Ćhib Every year on the 5th of November, Roma in Europe celebrate the International Romani Language Day. Spoken throughout the world, Romani is the language of Roma, a language preserved and sent on from generation to generation over the centuries mainly in its oral form. During the first Romani Congress in 1971, Romani was officially recognised as the language of Roma in...
Post date: 2014, 22 October
On the upcoming 24th October 2014, Mr Ulrich Bunjes, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe for Roma issues, will launch the ROMED2 Programme in Germany during an event organised at the Allianz Forum in Berlin. The event will be opened by a commemoration ceremony at the Memorial for the Roma and Sinti victims of the national socialist regime together with the  Zentralrat Deutscher Sinti und Roma, followed by opening speeches at the Allianz Forum by Mr...
Post date: 2014, 2 October
Commissioner Andor and Ulrich Bunjes, Special Representative of the Secretary General for Roma Issues meet local authorities to discuss first results of the ROMACT programme in favour of Roma inclusion At the European Commission’s initiative, mayors from cities in Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are meeting in Brussels today and tomorrow to take stock of progress and lessons learned in integrating Roma at...
Post date: 2014, 11 July
During three days, from 7 to 9 July 2014, the Romanian National Support Team organised a training within the ROMED2 and ROMACT Programmes which answered the specific needs identified among the municipalities selected.   Within each municipality two CAG members and two local muncipality staff members attended the training, which gave the basics to writing projects and looking for alternative funds to the municipality budget. Besides the training itself, the aim was also to...
Post date: 2014, 24 June
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. The training session was hosted by the Public Institution Roma Community Centre (supporting organisation for the implementation of the ROMED programme in Lithuania) in cooperation with the National Focal Point for Lithuania, Ms Ana Rozanova. The...
Post date: 2014, 23 May
Between 20th and 21st of May 2014, ROMED2 was officially launched in Kiev (Ukraine), with the presence of representatives from various ministries, local and regional administrations, Roma NGOs, Roma mediators, and the facilitators of the Community Action Groups from the five selected municipalities/regions that joined the programme: Odessa, Uzhgorod, Kirovograd, Kiev, and Pereyalslav-Khmlenytskyi. The event, organised by the Council of Europe in partnership with the International Charitable...
Post date: 2014, 20 May
via le site de la Commission européenne La conférence sera l'occasion d'examiner comment des politiques sociales innovantes contribuent à favoriser les réformes dans ce domaine en vue d'améliorer les résultats économiques et sociaux. La conférence est structurée autour de quatre sessions thématiques: - Réformes des politiques sociales: le role de l'innovation des politiques sociales, les investissements...
Post date: 2014, 20 May
via the European Commission website The European Commission conference will focus on the role of social policy innovation and social investment in implementing structural reforms at country level. The conference is structured around four thematic sessions: - Social policy reforms: the role of social policy innovation, social investments and knowledge-sharing - Social policy innovation: using the potential of ESI Funds - Partnerships for innovation in social policies - Evidence-based...
Post date: 2014, 19 May
via Open Society Foundations "The Project Generation Model Piloted by the Open Society Foundations National governments in Europe can greatly enhance the implementation of their National Roma Integration Strategies and social inclusion more broadly. One proven way of doing this is by providing assistance to local authorities and organizations to access and implement projects financed by European Structural and Investment Funds. The Making the Most of EU Funds for Roma Program of the Open...
Post date: 2014, 13 May
Le 14 Mai 2014, la 7ème réunion du Comité ad hoc d’experts sur les questions roms (CAHROM) débutera à Strasbourg, où plus de 80 experts nationaux et représentants des différents organes du Conseil de l'Europe, des institutions de l'Union européenne et des organisations internationales ont confirmé leur participation. Les points de discussion de cette rencontre qui s'étendra sur trois jours porteront...

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