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

08 Aug 2018
This article from the European Public Health Alliance cites several economic studies that demonstrate the economic and social benefits of investing in children. This applies to children in the Roma community in Europe, who make up a substantial... Read more
19 Jul 2018
The Children's Drop Inn Shelter and the Center for Youth Integration organized the, fourth in a row, event in which cafe shops, bars and restaurants in Belgrade, Novi Sad and Pancevo, donated the income from the sold lemonades on... Read more
09 Jul 2018
Dnevnik.bg shared the history of 59th Vasil Levski School in the Malashevtsi neighbourhood, Sofia, Bulgaria. The school is determined in its mission to accept all marginalised children who want to learn. The article states that there are nearly 270... 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
05 Apr 2016
Considering the limited support and assistance for the reintegration of people who had been previously repatriated/ returned to Kosovo after having lived in western European countries for years, Terre des hommes (Tdh) Delegation in Kosovo... Read more

Topics

05 Aug 2018 by Alfred McCune
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04 Apr 2018 by Philippa Watts
I am a Participation Development Officer working specifically with children with disabilities in the UK, supporting them to be involved in strategic...
06 Oct 2017 by Raluca Condruț (Icleanu)

Multimedia

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.
07 Apr 2016
This is a companion video for our report on Roma children that was made in honor of International Romani Day.  The video summarizes the content of the report, highlighting the 4 main disadvantages faced by Roma children on... Read more
06 Apr 2016
This infographic provides some key facts and figures about the situation of Roma population in the EU relative to the non-Roma population, especially in terms of levels of education, quality of housing and other lifestyle attributes.  Read more

Integration of Roma

[European Union] How to Invest and Unlock the Potential of Roma Children
Date of publication: 2018
This article from the European Public Health Alliance cites several economic studies that demonstrate the economic and social benefits of investing in children.
[Serbia] On July 14th, another "Lemonade's Day" was organized
Date of publication: 2018
The Children's Drop Inn Shelter and the Center for Youth Integration organized the, fourth in a row, event in which cafe shops, bars and restaurants in Belgrade, Novi Sad and Pancevo, donated the income from the sold lemonades on the July 14th to
[Bulgaria] The School in Sofia That Accepts the Children Who Are Unwanted Elsewhere
Date of publication: 2018
Dnevnik.bg shared the history of 59th Vasil Levski School in the Malashevtsi neighbourhood, Sofia, Bulgaria. The school is determined in its mission to accept all marginalised children who want to learn.
[Romania] In Bacau, the children from 6 communities built the models of their future playgrounds
Date of publication: 2018
In Bacau, in the communes Negri, Racova, Scorteni, Sărata, Bogdăneşti and Pîrjol, the children
[Bulgaria] Interview with Asen Karagyozov, REDI Bulgaria Business Facilitator
Date of publication: 2018
We would like to present to you the Roma Entrepreneurship Development Initiative REDI, which is being implemented in Romania and Bulgaria, and their interview with Asen Karagyozov, a business facilitator of the initiative since its founding.
Final Report of the Red Cross of Serbia "Mapping children and youth outside the education system in rural areas"
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Red Cross of Serbia
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", which was implement
Social Theater Expert
Date of publication: 2018
Terre des hommes Moldova is looking for a Social Theater Expert within `Sustainable community partnerships to support the rights of persons belonging to minorities in Moldova` project, funded by the European Union, and implemented in partn
[Moldova] Terre de hommes Moldova embarks on a new EU-funded project to combat interethnic discrimination
Date of publication: 2018
Only half of Roma children in Moldova aged between 7 and 15 years attend school, compared to almost 100% of their non-Roma peers, show UNICEF studies.

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