Torres Vedras

Post date: 2017, 9 March
On 7 March 2017 the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights was visiting Torres Vedras in Portugal, one of the 54 municipalities where ROMED2 is implemented. Learn more about what was done in Torres Vedras here: and here:  “It is heartening to see the positive changes brought about by the participation of Roma mediators in local government and the involvement of community groups in decision making to tackle issues such as...
Post date: 2016, 19 April
The ROMED2 Programme was initiated in Portugal in March 2014, after the implementation of ROMED1 where 30 mediators were trained and certified based on the ROMED1 methodology. Out of the 9 municipalities initially selected, 7 function according to the ROMED2 methodology of Democratic governance through community participation: Community Action Groups made up of Roma citizens were created and trained on topics such as "Reflection on Local Decision Making Processes", " Citizens...
Food collection organised by the CAG and the Philadelphia Evangelical Church. Copyrights: Torres Vedras Municipality
Post date: 2015, 1 June
Last week in Torres Vedras, 430 essential food products were delivered to the Social Center and Parish of Torres Vedras.  This donation comes as a result of the collection made within Roma families, on the initiative of the Community Action Group (CAG) of Torres Vedras, in partnership with the Philadelphia Evangelical Church. The recipient organization was chosen based on the public it targets: children, youth, adults and seniors. Ms Umbelino, Municipal Councillor responsible for social...
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