Credit: OSCE/ODIHR Best Practices for Roma Integration

The project „Best Practices for Roma Integration“ ended

The project „Best Practices for Roma Integration“ ended on 31 March 2014 but OSCE/ODIHR will continue to maintain this website as a resource for practitioners.

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Roma women face double discrimination

Roma women are often subject to double discrimination – on national grounds by the majority population and on gender grounds by the Roma community, shows a study supported by OSCE/ODIHR Best Practices for Roma Integration project. 

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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Report on Local Co-ordinators for Roma Issues

The “Best Practices for Roma Integration” (BPRI) project supported innovative programmes and facilitated co-operation between local and national governments, independent institutions and civil society. 

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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BPRI supported the development of six Local Action Plans for Roma in Albania

Six Local Action Plans for Roma (LAP) were developed in Albania with the support of the OSCE/ODIHR Best Practices for Roma Integration (BPRI) project. The process was facilitated by local Roma experts and their mentors and all six LAPs were already passed by the council of the municipality or commune. 

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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About the project

Best Practices for Roma Integration (BPRI) is a regional project for the Western Balkans. Its aim is to contribute to the integration of Roma by facilitating the exchange of good practices and lessons learned in the fields of anti-discrimination, housing, participation in public life and local policy-making and regional co-operation.

The BPRI project is part of the regional framework on social inclusion, together with two EU-funded Joint Programmes implemented by the Council of Europe, on minority protection and inclusive education.

Videos

Roma women and elections

The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina released a documentary film on three Roma women who ran for office – municipal councillors – in the 2012 local elections. The film is developed in co-operation with the EU funded OSCE/ODIHR’s Best Practices for Roma Integration project.

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International Romani Day

Events to raise awareness about the Roma culture, traditions and rights were held to celebrate International Romani Day

 

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