The launch of the campaign took place on Monday, on the 8 of April 2013, in the Ministry of culture and Public Theater in Vilnius. The date was chosen to commemorate the International Roma Day. The resident diplomats and representatives of the Council of Europe, representatives of non-governmental organizations participated in the events in Lithuania.
A group of Roma women from Vilnius creating their Peace Quilt to illustrate a Romani engagement within the Advocacy Project in Lithuania in cooperation with the Roma Community Center. The Peace Quilt (entitled Romano Trajo! - Romani Life!) will be centered around a piece depicting the meeting of the families to discuss the engagement, while the side panels will focus on the main characters.
The Office for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities of the Government of the Republic of Croatia is organising the round table “Human Rights Day: Go beyond prejudice, meet the Roma” within the framework of the Council of Europe Dosta! campaign. The round table wilf take place on December 10th 2012. from 11.00 am till 13.00 pm in the “Bogdan Ogrizovic’ library, Zagreb, Croatia, and it will also serve as the opening of the Barvale exhibition in Croatia.
For twenty years Romedia Foundation’s mission has been to challenge the discrimination faced by the Roma people in Hungary and across Europe.
As a general matter, public opinion does not recognize the Roma and Sinti as victims of the Holocaust. Roma are thus deprived of the protection that historic memory would give them. Romedia Foundation believes that the moral consequences of the Nazi genocide have to be extended to the Roma and Sinti: only by acknowledging the past, we can understand how hatred of the present represents a deeper threat.
The 3rd edition of the Dosta !-Congress Prize for Municipalities that have implemented innovative and creative initiatives to effectively ensure the long-term integration of the Roma and Traveller communities within their borders, while respecting the diversity of these communities and ensuring their active participation in democratic life, is now open.