Latest publications

Publication of guidelines for testing and diagnosis of Roma children

All over the Europe the problem of overrepresentation of the Roma pupils in special schools system is present.

Photo Workshops for Roma children “Romany click”

The authors of the project – Marta Kotlarska photographer and sculptress Małgorzata Mirga-Tas (Roma origin) - decided to engage in a dialogue with stereotypes.  

Workshop for foster families’ coaches on Roma culture and effective communication with Roma foster families

Workshops was organized for coaches working with several foster families from Roma community in Poznan city Wielkopolska Region, western Poland).

Workshops for Roma school assistants and supporting teachers

Workshops were organized for Roma working at school as Roma school assistants.

TERNI ROMANI BACHT - DANCING GROUP

Terni Romani Bacht - dancing group for children and youth is a part of a Foundation’s programme focused on educating and integrating Lower Silesian Roma society.

News

The first issue of the Good Practices Database Newsletter is out. This first issue contains two projects in the spotlight – Espace 16 “Temporary integration area” in Strasbourg and IRIS’s rehousing programme in Madrid, as well as news on the Portuguese National Roma Integration Strategy. It also contains an article by Javier Saez of Fundación Secretariado Gitano (FSG) on how the economic crisis is affecting Spain’s Roma communities, as well as useful information on how to use the database.The newsletter will be issued on a trimestral basis.

The first issue of the Good Practices Database Newsletter is out. This first issue contains two projects in the spotlight – Espace 16 “Temporary integration area” in Strasbourg and IRIS’s rehousing programme in Madrid, as well as news on the Portuguese National Roma Integration Strategy. It also contains an article by Javier Saez of Fundación Secretariado Gitano (FSG) on how the economic crisis is affecting Spain’s Roma communities, as well as useful information on how to use the database.The newsletter will be issued on a trimestral basis.

Good practices

The Support Team of the SRSG for Roma Issues will include in the database transferrable, innovative, long-term impact-oriented projects that have been identified as good practices through cross-cutting assessments, including by beneficiaries, and validated as such by the Council of Europe or other national or international partners.

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Policies, strategy and action plans

This heading provides access to policies, strategies and action plans targeting the inclusion and improvement of the situation of the Roma, as well as information on thematic measures taken by authorities in this area. The fact that the member states referred to have adopted such policies justifies their inclusion within the good practices database, although caution is advisable with regard to the implementation and actual impact of these measures. Taken separately, they will appear, if applicable, under the heading "good practices".

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Any person or organisation wishing to submit what they consider to be a good practice or policy is invited to register as a contributor below.

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