Special section: Integration of Roma

This page brings together all resources on the issue of Roma children: news, videos, infographics, research, learning resources and experts.

News

03 May 2019
   A new CNN report highlighted the latest anti-Roma violence in Gabrovo, Bulgaria. Once known as a positive example of Roma integration, Bulgaria is now facing ethnic violence between the Roma community and ethnic Bulgarians.... Read more
29 Apr 2019
The article written by Vladimir Kolev and published on the European Public Health Alliance website provides a concise overview of the most salient events of the fourth EU Roma Week, which took place from the 18th to the 21st of March.... Read more
08 Apr 2019
Roma children engaged in migration are often excluded from compulsory education. The lack of coordination between schools in localities of origin and destination, often coupled with discriminatory attitudes towards the Roma, impede children’s... Read more

Learning

25 Mar 2017
In this report, Johannes Hahn, the European Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, had stated that the Roma people constitute one of the largest ethnic minority groups in Europe. Within the Western portion... Read more
01 Feb 2017
Children from ethnic minorities who live in Kosovo, especially the RAE community, lag in their schoolwork behind the majority of pupils for several reasons. The result is a vicious circle where school failure leads to poverty which in turn deprives... Read more
20 May 2016
Child participation in all aspects of modern society is extremely important for the good development of children. Furthermore it is extremely important that children belonging to vulnerable groups that are already marginalized in society have an... Read more

Library

01 May 2018
Final Report of the Red Cross of Serbia "Mapping children and youth outside the education system in rural areas" is made within the "Joint program for inclusion of roma children and children from sensitive groups in education... Read more
28 Feb 2017
In order to tackle early school leaving and improve social inclusion, school systems are pressured to answer the needs of students in a holistic way and recognise their individual talents and voices. Inclusive systems in and around schools are well... Read more
20 Dec 2016
The analysis developed by the UK's Traveller Movement tells a compelling and troubling story about the experiences of Gypsy, Traveller and Roma children and services they interact with. They are consistently failed as they progress through... Read more

Multimedia

19 Mar 2019
Free Europe Bulgaria (Svobodna Evropa) shared this short film (in Bulgarian) about the story of Snezhana Ivanova, a Bulgarian woman from the poor Sofian district Fakulteta, who has successfully escaped from the closed circle of life in the ghetto.... Read more
18 Jan 2019
We are sharing this lecture by sociologist Loïc Wacquant on the topic of "Advanced Marginality, Ethnoracial Divisions and the Strategies of the State." The lecture is in English and is 2 hours long. Wacquant discusses "what... Read more
15 Sep 2016
Vanco Dzambaski published a photo album on Flickr to draw attention to the plight of a Roma community in Skopje wh oare being evicted.

Integration of Roma

Technical Associate
Date of publication: 2019
Arete Youth Foundation - Bulgaria are looking for a technical assistant for their te
[European Union] Making the Roma voice heard in the European Parliament | Roma Week 2019
Date of publication: 2019
The article written by Vladimir Kolev and published on the European Public Health Alliance website provides a concise overview of the most salient events of the fourth EU Roma Week, which took place from the 18th to the 21st of March. 
Project Coordinator
Date of publication: 2019
The Trust for Social Achievement Foundation are looking for candidates for the position of Project Coordinator for the cities of Sofia, Sliven and Plovdiv in Bulgaria.
Project Manager for MISTO project in Romania
Date of publication: 2019
You are a strong Project Manager professional. You are energetic, meticulous and organised. You love innovation in everything you do and you are looking for a meaningful job that will make a lasting impact.
[European Union] MISTO AVILEAN! Ensuring Non-Discriminatory Education for Roma Children on the Move
Date of publication: 2019
Roma children engaged in migration are often excluded from compulsory education.
"Is There a Way out of the Ghetto?", the story of Snezhana Ivanova [Website link]
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Свободна Европа
Free Europe Bulgaria (Svobodna Evropa) shared this short film (in Bulgarian) about the story of Snez
Advanced Marginality, Ethnoracial Divisions and the Strategies of the State, lecture by Loïc Wacquant [Video]
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: ABFs film- & medienätverk
We are sharing this lecture by sociologist Loïc Wacquant on the topic of "Advanced Marginality, Ethnoracial Divisions and the Strategies of the State." The lecture is in English and is 2 hours long.
[Bulgaria] The project "Empowerment of Roma Women for Roma Children Education" has been initiated
Date of publication: 2018
Empowering Roma Women to Support Children's Education
[Serbia] The State Has Committed to Ensure that Every Child Is Registered at Birth
Date of publication: 2018
Government of the Republic of Serbia, in cooperation with the European Commission, organized the fourth seminar “Social Inclusion of Roma in the Republic of Serbia” in October 2017.

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