Extended date for application 14 APRIL 2024

Journalism Excellence Awards - Ethical reporting on Roma and fight against racism and antigypsyism through the media

11.03.2024 Strasboug, France

The Awards aim to promote a positive image of Roma and marginalised communities in the media, especially with regard to women and children. It contributes directly to the European objectives of promoting stereotype-free image and positive examples in order to drive a change in people’s...

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Empowering Media Representatives II: Insights from the EQUIROM Training Programme in Sofia

31.01.2024 Sofia, Bulgaria

The training brought together a diverse group of journalists, editors, and media professionals, comprising both Roma and non-Roma individuals. Facilitated by Teodora Krumova, Maria Cheresheva, Maria Milkova, and Dilyana Giteva, the interactive sessions engaged a total of 13 participants. Topics...

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University professors trained on antigypsyism, anti-Roma discrimination and gender equality in Bulgaria

14.12.2023 Sofia, Bulgaria

The syllabus and its accompanying teacher’s guide aim to provide a comprehensive, cross-cutting understanding of the principles of equality and non-discrimination, from international to grassroots level. Consisting of inclusive and innovative teaching methods within its various modules, such as...

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EQUIROM hosts its Round Table on Combating Antigypsyist Hate Speech: Strengthening Regulatory Capacities and Promoting Inclusive Media Practices

7-8.11.2023 Strasbourg, France

  The EU/CoE Programme EQUIROM Secretariat coordinated a significant Round Table event on November 7-8 in Strasbourg, France. Bringing together media regulators and equality bodies, as well as representatives from the European Commission (DG JUST), the Council of Europe and OSCE/ODIHR office, the...

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Challenging misinformation: EQUIROM Programme empowers Romanian Media Professionals

18.11.2023 Bucharest, Romania

  Conducted in collaboration with ActiveWatch and featuring distinguished speakers such as Mr Mircea Toma from the National Regulatory Authority, and Prof. Gelu Duminica, an influential figure in the Roma movement serving as the Executive Director of “Impreuna” Agency for Community Development...

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EQUIROM training aiming at a paradigm shift - More responsible and positive media representation of Roma and Travellers

05.11.2023 Athens, Greece

  The national EQUIROM Team in Greece, in collaboration with the Programme Secretariat, delivered a two-day training session on 4-5 November 2023, in Athens. Opened by Ms Eleni Tsetsekou, the Head of the Council of Europe’s Roma and Travellers Team together with Mr Prodromos Pyrros, Secretary...

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Advancing Responsible Media Representation - A Training Session for Media Professionals in Bulgaria

Held in Sofia, this training session brought together a diverse group of participants, including journalists, reporters, editors, and camera operators, hailing from both Roma and non-Roma backgrounds. They represented various regions across Bulgaria as well as the city of Sofia. The primary...

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Call for expression of interest in participation in workshops on campaign design

Call for expression of interest in participation in workshops on campaign design

04.08.2023 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe announces a Call for expression of interest for Roma and pro-Roma civil society organisations, Roma women activists and Roma youth activists in the framework of the EU-CoE Joint Programme EQUIROM “Equality and Freedom from discrimination for Roma” The aim of this Call is to...

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Call for proposals

Call for proposals for Roma and pro-Roma civil society organisations


The aim of the Call for proposals is to establish partnerships with Roma and pro-Roma civil society organisations for the development and implementation of a broad communication campaign to fight antigypsyism and anti-Roma discrimination, to build positive narratives about Roma and raise...

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NO to Antigypsyism: The Launch of EU/CoE Programme EQUIROM

8-9 June 2023 Brussels, Belgium

The European Union and Council of Europe Programme "Equality and Freedom from Discrimination for Roma- EQUIROM" officially launches in Brussels, Belgium. The EU/CoE Programme EQUIROM represents a significant step forward in promoting equality and freedom from discrimination for Roma communities,...

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International Roma Day 2023

6 April 2023 Strasbourg, France

On the 6th of April, the participants of the "Roma Youth Together 2023" seminar, along with Bjorn Berge, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Véronique Bertholle, Deputy Mayor of Strasbourg, and Ioana Spataru, representing TernYpe - International Roma Youth Network, together with...

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Deadline: 07 March 2023

Call for tenders for EQUIROM National Co-ordinators in Bulgaria, Greece and Romania

15 February 2023 Strasbourg, France

Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe EQUIROM Programme, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for national co-ordinators in Bulgaria, Greece and Romania. National co-ordinators will support the implementation of EQUIROM Programme actions by:...

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EQUIROM implementation

Map Equirom implementation: Bulgaria, Greece, Italy and Romania


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