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Roma children studying in foreign schools have excellent results

Roma children studying in foreign schools have excellent results

By • on June 7, 2013

Roma children are intelligent and diligent, but they also need a lot of attention and trust instead of discrimination, they need to feel trusted from the first moment you meet them. They have excellent results in school when their families move abroad. Furthermore, they achieve that in a foreign language that neither them, nor their parents spoke before.

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The end of compulsory work in the Czech Republic

The end of compulsory work in the Czech Republic

By • on February 6, 2013

Until the end of November 2012, employment offices in the Czech Republic were able to send the unemployed to take part in unpaid community service work. But this has finally come to an end in December 2012.

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The world through the Third Eye of photography

The world through the Third Eye of photography

By • on October 15, 2012

Elle Ivanova Ellie Ivanova: “Some deeply ingrained stereotypes still exist today in Bulgarian society because of a lack of contacts and familiarity. Things will be different once everybody in Bulgaria has a

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Watch Sutka Roma Rap live here

Watch Sutka Roma Rap live here

By • on September 25, 2012

This week Transitions and its partners will present www.tocak.org, a news and information portal on Roma issues in the Balkans. The event, which takes place between 19:00 and 21:00 CET on Wednesday, 26 September at MKC Club in Skopje, will also feature

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ERRC seeks applicants for the 2012 Roma rights summer school

ERRC seeks applicants for the 2012 Roma rights summer school

By • on April 24, 2012

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) invites applications for its highly acclaimed annual Roma Rights Summer School. The Summer School will be held in Budapest, Hungary, from 21 July – 1 August 2012. Deadline for applications: 13 May 2012.

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“Colorful but Colorblind” at the “One World Romania” documentary film festival

“Colorful but Colorblind” at the “One World Romania” documentary film festival

By • on March 28, 2011

The fourth edition of the Festival “One World Romania”, dedicated to human rights documentary films, took place between 16 and 21 March in Bucharest. A special screening was held last Sunday at the festival. Called “Beyond the stereotypes about Roma”, it presented a selection of five short films,

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Thank you….?! Partnering for Roma inclusion

Thank you….?! Partnering for Roma inclusion

By • on November 10, 2010

The adoption of policies and programs promoting social inclusion and equal opportunities could change the life of the Roma community. But does it really happen like this in practice?

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Typical Roma has arrived

Typical Roma has arrived

By • on January 27, 2010

Roma are European citizens. By law they share the same rights and duties as all their fellow citizens. Nevertheless, Roma face a continuous structural discrimination and marginalization, prejudices and stereotypes are widely spread and remain often unquestioned in the media, in politics and in society.

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Conference on Roma, Ashkali and Balkan-Egyptians in former Yugoslavia

Conference on Roma, Ashkali and Balkan-Egyptians in former Yugoslavia

By • on December 4, 2009

The Southeast Europe Association (Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft – SOG) in cooperation with Schroubek Fonds, Giessen Center for East European Studies (Gießener Zentrum Östliches Europa – GIZO) and the chair of Southeast European History at Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen invite to a conference

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Roma education gets fresh funding

Roma education gets fresh funding

By • on November 24, 2009

At an international donor conference hosted by the Open Society Institute, the World Bank and the European Economic and Social Committee on 12 November, donors pledged financial support for education of the Roma minorities in Europe. The EUR 25.5 million in funding commitments announced by donors is

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