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Local level at a Glance: Albania

29 June 2020 Strasbourg

ROMACTED Programme aims at building up political will and sustained policy engagement of local authorities to enhance democratic local governance and empowerment of local Roma communities. In Albania, the programme has been implemented in Elbasan, Fier, Korçë, Përmet, Pogradec, Roskovec, Vlorë....

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Celebrating 24 June – International Day of Balkan Egyptians

In the steps of great masters

24 June 2020 Tirana

24 June is recognised as the International Day of Balkan Egyptians in memory of the first assembly of Balkan Egyptians held in Ohrid, North Macedonia, on 24 June 1990. Since October 2017, Egyptians in Albania have been recognised as a national minority according to the framework law on...

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Local Level at a Glance: Kosovo*

29 June 2020 Strasbourg

ROMACTED Programme aims at building up political will and sustained policy engagement of local authorities to enhance democratic local governance and empowerment of local Roma communities. In Kosovo, the programme has been implemented in Ferizaj/ Uroševac, Fushë Kosovë/ Kosovo Polje, Gjakovë/...

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Local Level at a Glance: Serbia

26 June 2020 Strasbourg

ROMACTED Programme aims at building up political will and sustained policy engagement of local authorities to enhance democratic local governance and empowerment of local Roma communities. In Serbia, the programme has been implemented in Kostolac, Kragujevac, Niš, Odžaci, Prokuplje, Smederevo,...

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COVID-19 actions during April and May 2020

Reaching out to the Roma population through solidarity actions in Montenegro

14 June 2020 Podgorica

Despite the number of cases of the COVID-19 pandemic in Montenegro remaining lower than in other neighbouring countries in the region, the social and economic consequences have severely affected Roma communities in all the ROMACTED municipalities since early March 2020. Whilst the emergency aid...

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ROMACTED remains active after Covid-19 lockdown measures in Serbia

14 June 2020 Belgrade

The relaxation of the Covid-19 lockdown measures started in early May in Serbia. However, the consequences remained, especially for such a socially and economically deprived population as the Roma. The ROMACTED support team remained active in the field, co-operating with Roma communities, local...

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ROMACTED tackles cross-cutting issues during the pandemic in Kosovo*

2 June 2020 Pristina

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, ROMACTED has remained active in its partner municipalities in Kosovo following the first interventions from March 2020 onwards. Assisting communities with food and hygiene items was still challenging during confinement in April and May. The priority of the...

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Local Level at a Glance: Turkey

27 May 2020 Strasbourg

ROMACTED Programme aims at building up political will and sustained policy engagement of local authorities to enhance democratic local governance and empowerment of local Roma communities. In Turkey, the programme has been implemented in Canik (Samsun), Edirne, Karadeniz Ereğl, Konak (Izmir) and...

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Local Level at a Glance: Montenegro

17 May 2020 Strasbourg

ROMACTED Programme aims at building up political will and sustained policy engagement of local authorities to enhance democratic local governance and empowerment of local Roma communities. In Montenegro, the programme has been implemented in Bar, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Herceg Novi, Nikšić,...

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Local Level at a Glance: Bosnia and Herzegovina

17 May 2020 Strasbourg

ROMACTED Programme aims at building up political will and sustained policy engagement of local authorities to enhance democratic local governance and empowerment of local Roma communities. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the programme has been implemented in Bijeljina, Brčko, Donji Vakuf, Gradiška,...

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