International Roma Day on the 8th of April is an international day to celebrate Roma culture and reflect on issues facing Roma communities. To mark Roma Nation Day the Institute of Sociology and Social Policy will be holding a short film screening and discussion on Roma school segregation in Europe, which will focus on the causes of segregation and strategies to challenge it. The film is titled: Our School and was directed and produced by Mona Nicoara.
From 7th until 18 April, in the framework of the European Project “Restoring the European Dimension of Romani language and culture”, the Council of Europe will host the exhibition “Romani language: an asset for education and diversity" in partnership with the European Roma and Travellers Forum, Rromani Baxt as a part of the Dosta! Campaign activity. This exhibition received the support of the General Delegation on the French Language and the Languages of France from the Ministry of Culture and Communication.
On 27 March 2014, the European Civil Rights Prize endowed with 15 000 euros will be awarded at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin by the Documentation and Cultural Centre and the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma, together with the Manfred Lautenschläger Foundation. This year’s laureate is the Secretary General of the Society for Threatened Peoples Tilman Zülch. The honorary award goes to the intercultural youth organisation Amaro Drom.