Il Team di Supporto del Rappresentante speciale del Segretario Generale del Consiglio d'Europa per le questioni Rom condanna senza riserve le esternazioni fatte all'inizio di questo mese dall’ eurodeputato della Lega Nord Gianluca Buonanno, nel corso della trasmissione televisiva Piazza pulita italiana andata in onda sul canale nazionale La7.L’eurodeputato si è reso protagonista di parole di odio contro le comunità Rom e la loro rappresentante presente in trasmissione, Dijana Pavlovic, presidente della Federazione Rom e Sinti e responsabile del progetto nazionale ROMED / ROMACT, progra
"Although we are two barely educated Roma women living in quite bad conditions, we dared to ask to be recognised as a same-sex family and, when resettled, to be granted one social housing unit where we will be living together."(Maria, 28, Serbia) You can read the life story of Maria and other young LGBT Roma in "Barabaripen. Young Roma speak about multiple discrimination". Many young Roma are affected by multiple discrimination because of their ethnicity and other grounds such as social status, sexual orientation or gender identity, gender or migrant status.
The Helsinki Documentary Film Festival DocPoint, one of the biggest documentary film festivals in the Nordic countries, brought a host of international directors to Helsinki for its opening on Janaury 27. Among them is Agnieszka Zwiefka, whose film ‘Queen of Silence’ gives access to the lives of the Roma, one of the most discriminated against people in Europe. <?xml:namespace prefix = o /> DocPoint features over 160 films, with subjects ranging from climate change to alcoholism and falling in love.
The results of the research of e-Roma Resource project and priorities for the platform The research phase consisted of two main sources of information namely a situation analysis (State of the art) and needs assessment of the target groups. All participating countries conducted research based methodology guide and processed results in the national reports. Slovakia as a leading partner package (Research of current state and assessment need) was responsible for the creation of transnational report with the results of the analyses for all the participating countries.
Video - Changing attitudes - September 2014Roma MATRIX is a project that aims to combat racism, intolerance and xenophobia towards Roma and to increase integration, though a programme of action across Europe. It is one of the largest Roma inclusion projects in the European Union.This film shows young Roma people in Bulgaria talking about their dreams, work and study.