Right to Remember

A Handbook for Education with Young People on the Roma Genocide (Second edition 2017)

 A Handbook for Education with Young People on the Roma Genocide -The publication is a self-contained educational resource for all those wishing to promote deeper awareness of the Roma Genocide and combat discrimination. Right to Remember includes educational activities, as well as ideas for commemoration events, and information about the Genocide and its relevance to the situation of the Roma people today. The second edition of the publication published in 2017 incorporates changes mainly into the introductory part of the handbook.

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Young Roma speak about multiple discrimination (2014)

Barabaripen includes life stories of nine young Roma affected by multiple discrimination across Europe and an analysis of the mechanisms of discrimination and the strategies that young people use in order to tackle it. Barabaripen is also an awareness-raising and educational tool; it includes proposals for educational activities with young people using the life stories and background materials.


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A manual for combating hate speech online through human rights education (2016)

Bookmarks is published to support the No Hate Speech Movement youth campaign of the Council of Europe for human rights online. It is useful for educators wanting to address hate speech online, both inside and outside the formal education system, as it gathers activities designed for young people aged 13 to 18; however, they are adaptable to other age ranges.

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Taking action against Hate Speech through Counter and Alternative Narratives

This manual presents communicative and educational approaches and tools for youth and other human rights activists to develop their own counter and alternative narratives to hate speech.

It is designed for working with young people from the age of 13. Based on the principles of human rights education and youth participation, We CAN! complements the manual Bookmarks.


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A manual on Human Rights Education with Young People (2015)

COMPASS provides youth leaders, teachers, and facilitators of human rights education activities, whether professionals or volunteers, with concrete ideas and practical activities to engage, involve and motivate young people in living, learning and acting for human rights. It promotes a comprehensive perspective on human rights education and sees young people as actors for a culture of universal human rights.



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Manual on human rights education for children (2008)

Compasito is a starting point for educators, teachers and trainers who are ready to deal with human rights education with children of 7-13 years. The book familiarises the reader with the key concepts of human rights and children's rights and provides substantial theoretical background to 13 key human rights issues, such as democracy, citizenship, gender equality, environment, media, poverty, and violence.



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Manual on combating antigypsyism through human rights education (2015)

This manual was produced within the Roma Youth Action Plan of the Council of Europe to provide teachers, trainers and facilitators of non-formal education processes with essential information and methodological tools to address antigypsyism with young people of all ages and in any social-cultural setting. It is equally suitable for work with groups of non-Roma, Roma only, or mixed groups. 






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Manual for facilitators in non-formal education (2009)


The manual provides essential information and practical tips for all who are involved in planning and delivering non-formal education intercultural activities on an occasional basis. This manual is part of the endeavour of the Council of Europe's youth sector to support and develop the quality of non-formal education activities across Europe and, in doing so, contribute to further their recognition.





Guide for the development and implementation of curricula for plurilingual and intercultural education (2016)

This Guide is intended to facilitate improved implementation of the values and principles of plurilingual
and intercultural education in the teaching of all languages – foreign, regional or minority, classical, and
language(s) of schooling.



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Gender Matters

A manual on addressing gender-based violence affecting young people


This manual constitutes a useful introduction to gender and gender-based violence for people who work with young people, by providing reflections on gender and gender-based violence, a background to key social, political and legal issues. It provides practical methods and resources for education and awareness-raising activities with young people.





Open your mind - go beyond prejudice!

In cooperation with the Children’s Rights Division, the Roma and Travellers Team of the Council of Europe reached out to children to develop child-friendly material through a child consultation process, as part of the Dosta! Campaign “Enough! Go beyond prejudice – meet the Roma”, which aims to raise awareness of prejudices and stereotypes and break them down, bringing non-Roma and Roma closer. More information  can be found on  The Dosta! campaign 2006-2019 website.