On this European Day of Justice, the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) for Roma Issues wishes to highlight the unequal access of Roma and Traveller people to judicial protection and the need to raise awareness on the situation of Roma and Travellers who continue to face widespread anti-Gypsyism.
Seminar / Conference
16-18 November 2016 | Bonn, Germany
The 1st participation lab of “Ignite the spark” explores how we can empower underrepresented groups for participation in democratic life. In this lab we want to learn, share and experiment what youth workers and multipliers could do to be helpful in this.
Around 400 people attended the interview with Valeriu Nicolae conducted by the young Roma activist at the Occhio ai Media at the Interazionale Festival in Ferrara.
“Racism needs to be fought together by all of us. We need to be specific about fighting anti-Gypsyism as anti-Roma racism is so much ingrained within our societies that many times is not even perceived anymore as racism.”
At the end of the event those present – a good number of them journalists wished to endorse the Respect – Stop Anti-Gypsyism campaign.