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The first Advisory Group Meeting in Podgorica

16 May 2019 Podgorica

The first Advisory Group Meeting of the ROMACTED Programme took place in Podgorica on 16 May 2019, bringing together the main relevant stakeholders at central level and the local teams of the eight partner municipalities. The aim of the meeting was to take stock on the advancement of the...

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Second Advisory Group Meeting in Albania

25 April 2019 Tirana

The Second Advisory Group Meeting of the joint EU/CoE ROMACTED Programme took place in Tirana on 24 April 2019. The event brought together the main relevant stakeholders at central and local level, the local teams, European Union and Council of Europe representatives to discuss the progress of...

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Events at a glance: International Roma Day 2019

8 April 2019 Strasbourg

In Tetovo (North Macedonia), the Support team organised a March of Dignity, which gathered community members and Roma CSO representatives. The March was followed by a football tournament and a cultural event. The municipality of Stip organised several activities in cooperation with the Community...

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Brisilda Taco awarded as a Winner of the “Unknown Heroes” EU Award for Roma Integration in the Western Balkan and Turkey

25 March 2019 Strasbourg

Brisilda Taco, the nominee of the joint EU/CoE ROMACTED Programme was awarded with the second prize for the EU Award for Roma Integration in the Western Balkan and Turkey 2019. The “Unknown Heroes” award ceremony took place in Brussels on 19 March 2019. Building upon her extensive experience as a...

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Developing Joint Action Plans for Roma Integration at Local Level in Albania

12 February 2019 Tirana

The second national workshop “Developing Joint Action Plans for Roma Integration at Local Level” of the joint EU/CoE ROMACTED Programme took place today in Tirana. It aimed at building the capacity of Albanian local authorities and Roma communities to prepare and implement plans and projects for...

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The first Advisory Group Meeting in Skopje

5 February 2019 Skopje

The first Advisory Group Meeting of the ROMACTED Programme took place in the premises of the EU Info Centre in Skopje on 5 February 2018, bringing together the main relevant stakeholders at central level and the local teams of the twelve partner municipalities. The aim of the meeting was to take...

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Start of the consultations on secondary legislation for social housing in Albania

15 January 2019 Tirana

The Law on Social Housing in Albania was adopted in May 2018 and thus had marked an important development by setting up new standards on preventing forced eviction of vulnerable groups and introducing 5% quota for Roma beneficiaries per all the six housing programmes prescribed. In order to...

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Launching Conference of the ROMACTED Programme in Turkey

11 December 2018 Strasbourg

The Turkish Union of Municipalities is organising the Launching Conference of the Joint CoE/EU Programme ROMACTED “Promoting good governance and Roma empowerment at local level” on 12 December 2018 at 09.30 a.m. at the Green Park Ankara Hotel in Ankara, with the support of the ROMACTED Team in...

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ROMACTED Programme in Albania

The first Advisory Group Meeting in Tirana

13 November 2018 Tirana

The Annual Advisory Group Meeting of the ROMACTED Programme took place at the Ministry of Health and Social Protection in Tirana on 13 November 2018, bringing together the main relevant stakeholders at central level and the local teams of the seven partner municipalities. The aim of the meeting...

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ROMACTED Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The first Advisory Group Meeting and training for Roma mediators and municipal officials

26 October 2018 Sarajevo

The first ROMACTED Advisory Board Meeting was conducted on 26 October in Sarajevo, with the support of the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees. Assistant to the Minister, Ms Saliha Djuderija, together with the Roma representatives, municipal officials and delgated contact points, discussed the...

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ROMACTED Programme in the "former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

Stekeholders Coordination Meeting

25 October 2018 Skopje

A coordination meeting with stakeholders was organised in the framework of the ROMACTED Programme on 25 October in the premises of the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy in Skopje.The purpose of the meeting was to bring together international organisations, embassies, Roma Non-Governmental...

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Call for Contributions to the Factsheets on Romani history and culture

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS to the Factsheets on Romani history and culture The factsheets aim to provide basic information on the history and culture of the Roma for a wider audience including teachers, students, decision-makers, experts working on topics related to Roma and all others interested...

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Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Serbia, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” and Turkey

ROMACTED CALL FOR TENDERS: FACILITATORS AND EXPERTS

1 August 2018 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe has launched a Call for Tenders (Facilitators and Experts) for the provision of consultancy services on the inclusion of Roma at local and regional level in the seven beneficiaries within the framework of the ROMACTED Programme on “Promoting good governance and Roma...

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ROMACTED in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: progress at a glance

31 July 2018 Strasbourg

ROMACTED Support Team in "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" has undergone through number of intensive interventions in the first six months of 2018. The process was carried out both at the community and institutional levels in the eight municipalities, by Roma Democratic Development...

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ROMACTED in Serbia: Progress at a glance

25 July 2018 Strasbourg

ROMACTED Support Team in Serbia has undergone through number of intensive interventions in the first six months of 2018. The process was carried out both at the community and institutional levels in the ten self-government units, by the Association of Coordinators for Roma Issues (Support...

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Launching of the ROMACTED Programme to support Roma integration at local level

17 July 2018 Podgorica

The Joint Council of Europe and European Union Programme, ROMACTED: Promoting Good Governance and Roma Empowerment at Local Level, was officially launched in Podgorica on 17 July. The signing ceremony of the Memoranda of Understanding between the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights, local...

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ROMACTED in Kosovo*: Progress at a glance

10 July 2018 Strasbourg

ROMACTED Support Team in Kosovo has undergone through number of intensive interventions in the first six months of 2018. The process was carried out both at the community and institutional levels in the eight municipalities, by Advancing Together (Support organisation), as well as the pool of...

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ROMACTED in Bosnia and Herzegovina: progress at a glance

6 July 2018 Strasbourg

ROMACTED Support Team in Bosnia and Herzegovina has undergone through number of intensive interventions in the first six months of 2018. The process was carried out both at the community and institutional levels in the ten self-government units, by Centar za podršku Roma "Romalen" Kakanj (Support...

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ROMACTED in Albania: First results in place

26 June 2018 Strasbourg

Having ensured the political commitment both at central and local level, the enlarged team of the Joint Programme between the European Union (DG NEAR) and the Council of Europe (CoE) ROMACTED “Promoting good governance and Roma empowerment at local level” composed by Institute of Romani Culture...

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First Steering Committee meeting of the ROMACTED Programme

12 June 2018 Tirana

The first Steering Committee of the Joint European Union and Council of Europe ROMACTED Programme on “Promoting good governance and Roma empowerment at local level” was held in Tirana on 12 June 2018. The meeting gathered together representatives from the Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and...

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