A follow up event to the Helsinki 4th International Romani Women’s Conference is taking place in Strasbourg on the 17th February 2014 gathering 15 Roma women, experts in the Romani Women Issues from Romania, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Ukraine, Finland, Turkey, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, Republic of Moldova and “the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”. It intends to take stock of the results of the Finnish Conference and build on the conclusions and recommendations made by the Romani Women present during the Conference.
The 11th Roma Festival "Golden Wheel" will take place in Skopje, Macedonia in April 2014.
The festival is dedicated to the production about the Roma population worldwide. All video production (documentaries and TV films) produced by Roma or non-Roma producers are eligible for applying.
The deadline for submitting films is March 25th, 2014.
On 26 February 2014, within the framework of the programme Mémo-Rom, Roma women association "Regards de Femmes Tsiganes" is organising in partnership with the ESPE (Université Lyon 1), a Round table with a title "Roma, Gypsies, Travellers. Detention, Genocide and Resistance. Reflections for an inclusive approach on minorities' history in France".
Human Rights Film Festival Zagreb had its 11th installment from 8 - 13 December 2013 where "An Animated History of Gypsies, Roma, Travellers" (produced by the Open Society Foundations) was screened together with the Silver Bear winner from the Berlin Festival - movie by Danis Tanovic "La Femme du ferrailleur" (Epizoda u zivotu beraca zeljeza) a story about life of Roma. Both movies were screened thanks to the efforts of the Government Office for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities within the framework of the Council of Europe "Dosta!
On the 5th of November, Slovak Republic joined the Council of Europe campaign called "Dosta! Go beyond prejudice, meet the Roma". The campaign was opened by the Plenipotentiary for Roma Communities Mr. Peter Pollák in the presence of representatives of the Council of Europe and European Commission in Košice.