KONAK, Serbia | Stefan Radu is no longer a student at the Vuk Karadzic primary school in the tiny village of Konak in northeastern Serbia. Unlike so many other Roma, however, he has not dropped out – he’s merely moved on. On 26 June, Stefan received his primary school diploma, and in September he will attend high school in a town 25 miles away.
Roma parliamentary representatives from Serbia, Macedonia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Croatia have signed a declaration about a collaboration on the enforcement of Roma rights at a national and local level.
The Association of Photographers and CIM implemented the first cycle of workshops for young Roma within the Eye of the Street project. Without using any professional equipment the workshop participants took many fantastic photographs that were put on sale in order to provide funds for the photographers’
The Association of Roma Students in Novi Sad was founded 12 years ago. Initially a group of several enthusiastic young Roma gathered around Radio Novi Sad, the students wanted to alleviate the hurdles to education in Serbia. They have subsequently grown into a large organization whose numerous social
A research on begging among children conducted in Serbia through the cooperation of the Ombudsman and the Norwegian organization Save the Children, involving state agencies and the civil sector as well, determined that out of the total number of child beggars, as many as 74% are Roma minors. This indicates
If you type words such as “exit controls” or “travel bans” into any search engine, the results will inevitably include countries like Pakistan or China, which can hardly be labelled democratic. And yet, these words have recently experienced a new, sad revival in a place in Europe, the Balkans.
Other than being the only Romani theatre in the world that has its own location, the theatre Suno e Rromengo is a unique oasis of energy that came into existence after a long and hard collective endeavor. Its creators learned their trade from others and became teachers themselves. Thanks to their immense
Where should the ‘returnees’ be accomodated?
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?
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