The ERGO Network expresses its concerns about the closure of the Roma Department in the Municipality of Kavarna
The Bulgarian National Roma Civil Society Coalition “Intellect”* came earlier today with an official position concerning the massive firing of Roma employees in the Municipality of Kavarna, Bulgaria. Read more
ARDI launch: Together against racism
On 26th January the European Parliament Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup (ARDI) was launched with an event on the theme “Together against racism.” The event was hosted by the members of the ARDI Bureau and guest speakers included Mr Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission and Mr Michael O’Flaherty, Director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights. Tackling the antigypsyism is a strong item in the work plan of ARDI with Soraya Post, becoming a co-chair of the group with a strong focus on this phenomenon.
ARDI is an important ally of the ERGO Network. ARDI together with the coalition of civil society organizations and and more then twenty members of European Parliament are preparing number of events under the “Roma Week 2016” ahead of the international day of Roma. Read more about the ARDI Launch.
Update Petition: Stop Eviction of Roma from Via Idro, Milan
Mr. Granelly, City Councillor of Milan, has suspended the eviction of the 20 families of Via Idro!!
Some touching news: Children from the school of the Roma kids send a letter to the Mayor of Milan asking not to take their friend from the school. Read more
Stop eviction Roma families of Via Idro, Milan! Sign the petition
On January 10th, 20 Roma families will be evicted from the regular camp called Via Idro in Milan. Read more
ERGO Network Knowledge Fair, register now!
Generation of Change? How to achieve equal opportunities for young Roma, starting now!
Monday 7th December 2015
Breakfast of Champions & Knowledge Fair 8.30 – 12.00
Networking Lunch 12.00 – 13.30
Expert Workshops 13.30 – 16.30
Venue: Mundo B, Rue d’Edimbourg 26, 1050 Brussels
Can today’s young Roma be the generation of change? Can they shake off the poverty and stigmatization that paralyzed earlier generations and present a more positive portrait of their communities?
The ERGO Network Knowledge Fair showcases that there are no reasons left to postpone the actions needed to break the vicious cycle of Roma exclusion. Take the opportunity to meet young activists and experts from across Europe, who share their experiences and bring alive the arguments for more resolute action.
Full program here
Register online here.
European Semester 2015: the Roma perspective
ERGO Network has supported its member organisations in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia in understanding and analysing the European Semester process and proposing recommendations to both the national and the European level. read more
28 October 2015 - URGENT!!! Eviction of Roma camp in Malmö, Sweden planned this Sunday - 28 October - read more
21 October 2015 - European Parliament Hearing on Fighting Racial Discrimination in Housing: Forced Evictions against Roma: Recommendations from the stakeholders - read more