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Dear colleagues,

In this newsletter we would like to mark the upcoming International Romani Day with a selection of resources and events. We have put together a report and a video on 4 disadvantages you would face if you were a Roma child, have created an infographic with key facts and figures about the situation of Roma population in the EU and reviewed positive practices for social inclusion of Roma community. You will also find below a list of online and offline events, and some vacancies.
Please remember there is always much more resources, events and vacancies on the website!

 

Multimedia

07 Apr 2016

This is a companion video for our report on Roma children that was made in honor of International Romani Day.  The video summarizes the content of the report, highlighting the 4 main disadvantages faced by Roma children on their way to a prosperous...

06 Apr 2016

This infographic provides some key facts and figures about the situation of Roma population in the EU relative to the non-Roma population, especially in terms of levels of education, quality of housing and other lifestyle attributes. 

Events

Responses to State Sponsored Collective Injustice

Responses to State Sponsored Collective Injustice Poster

Tomorrow, on the 8th of April, an online livestreamed conference on the “Responses to State Sponsored Violence and Collective Injustice,” at Harvard University, to mark International Roma Day, will be held. Everyone is free to watch online. The...

The Cetral European University, in cooperation with the Open Society Foundations Public Health Program, the Council of Europe and the Roma Education Fund, have launched a summer school course on Roma studies and performance.  "The course will focus...

An exhibition of community artworks made by students and alumni of the CEU Roma Access Programs and Matej Bel University related to the International Roma Day will be held on the 8th of April. The exhibition is thematically connected to the...

12 Apr 2016

After the refugee crisis emerged in Europe, Germany was one of the countries that accepted a significant number of refugees. They, however, have been facing many difficulties while trying to respond to the crisis and build an efficient system that...

Resources

06 Apr 2016

Over the past few years,  there have been many lessons that have been learned in regards to facilitating Roma Inclusion. We have compiled here in this document four of the most promising practices to assist in the social inclusion of the Roma...

07 Apr 2016

The recent report by Unicef aims at reducing the gap in available information on the situation of Roma children and women in Europe, by focusing on the three countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Serbia....

03 Apr 2016

Hungarian private TV station reports that in Heves county most Roma children are assessed at the start of school as mentally disabled, which leads to their de facto segregation in special schools. According to clinical psychologist Gábor Makai, the...

Roma Inclusion Index 2015 - Summary

01 Sep 2015

The Roma Inclusion Index proposes a list of relevant indicators and tests the availability of existing data in the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia,...

Vacancies

18 Apr 2016

Essential duties and responsibilities will include the following: performing operational work that helps achieve the Paruvipe and overall Roma Initiatives Office goals/plans; this includes managing issues independently and identifying new...

13 Apr 2016

The objective of the assignment is to support the work of the CPRSI, especially the implementation of the Roma and Sinti Youth Initiative, and gender-mainstreaming and gender-targeting activities of the CPRSI. Required competencies Core values...

27 Apr 2016

The Health for All Project (HAP) is interested in hiring an international expert to support the development of Primary Health Care Policy and the role of the Municipalities for Albania. HAP is funded by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (...