OSCE/ODIHR Best Practices for Roma Integration project trains social workers on anti-discrimination

Over the course of four workshops in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, a total of 100 staff from the state social services and health care sectors learned good practices and steps they can take to better work with and prevent discrimination against members of marginalized groups, including Roma

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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Workshop in Sarajevo focuses on assisting and supporting women victims of violence

Eleven Roma women from civil society organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina learned about the role of helpers in supporting women victims of violence and providing effective responses

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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BPRI recruits 25 Young Roma Professionals

The lack of young Roma who are able to take leadership positions and promote the integration of Roma communities undermines the quality of policy planning and implementation. BPRI project developed a specific programme and sought to recruit Young Roma Professionals throughout the Western Balkans region

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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The citizens of no man’s land

Many Roma are denied some basic rights because they do not own any personal identification documents. In other words, they do not officially exist as citizens of their countries.

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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Front-line social workers trained on cultural sensitivity at Skopje workshop

Thirty front-line social workers from the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia gained insight into a variety of good practices for integrating cultural sensitivity into their work with Roma communities at a training session organized by the BPRI project in Skopje on 6 and 7 December 2012.

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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OSCE/ODIHR workshop in Skopje aims to improve advocacy skills of Roma women

Women from Roma civil society organizations in the Western Balkans learned how to improve their advocacy and campaigning skills at a workshop organized by the Best Practices for Roma Integration (BPRI) project in Skopje on 22 and 23 November 2012.

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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BPRI seeks to recruit 23 Young Roma Professionals in the Western Balkans

In order to support the involvement of Roma in policy making and development of new capacities, BPRI is initiating a programme for Young Roma Professionals in the Western Balkans.

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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Challenges facing Roma women highlighted at OSCE human rights conference

Twelve Roma women from non-governmental organizations in the Western Balkans were invited to Warsaw by the Best Practices for Roma Integration (BPRI) project to participate in the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting – Europe’s largest human rights conference –to highlight the particular challenges facing women from the Roma community.

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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Breaking out

A new OSCE-EU project is seeking to multiply solutions for Roma integration

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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OSCE/ODIHR roundtable in Zagreb focuses on good practices for improving living conditions in Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian settlements

ZAGREB, 13 September 2012 – Representatives from local self-governments shared information and good practices on the legalization and improvement of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian settlements in South-Eastern Europe at an OSCE-supported roundtable event in Zagreb which concluded today. 

by Aleksandar Dimishkovski

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