- European Roma Rights Center (ERRC)
ERRC is an international public interest law organisation engaging in a range of activities aimed at combating anti-Romani racism and human rights abuse of Roma. endeavored to give Roma the tools necessary to combat discrimination and win equal access to government, education, employment, health care, housing and public services. The ERRC works to combat prejudice and discrimination against Roma, and to promote genuine equality of treatment and equality of respect.
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- The EU and Roma
EU has a range of policies and programmes that focus on solving the problems raised by discrimination and exclusion of Roma peoples which lies at national, regional and local levels. An Inter-Service Group coordinates the different policies and programmes tackling Roma issues. These range from the legal framework for equal treatment and non-discrimination to forums for policy cooperation and provision of financial resources.The site contains a range of publications covering Roma issues
this site provides information about the activities of the directorate general for employment, social affairs and equal opportunities of the european commission : to combat discrimination on grounds of racial and ethnic origin, religion and belief, disability, age and sexual orientation, to promote dialogue with civil society organisations and to promote the implementation of the
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- Freedom House
Freedom House is a leading advocate of the world's young democracies that are coping with the debilitating legacies of tyranny, dictatorship, and political repression. We conduct an array of advocacy, education, and training initiatives that promote human rights, democracy, free market economics, th ...moree rule of law, independent media, and US engagement in international affairs. Its publications, Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Nations in Transit, and Countries at the Crossroads are regularly used as references by international journalists, press freedom advocates, policy-makers, non-governmental organizations, the US government, and the global business community
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- The European Roma Information Office (ERIO)
ERIO was founded in 2003, located in Brussels, contributes to the political and public discussions surrounding Roma by providing factual and in-depth information. ERIO works to counteract the historical and current discrimination and exclusion of Romani communities and to contribute to equal representation and participation of Roma in political decision-making. In particular, ERIO seeks to convince EU institutions of the importance of prioritizing equitable development opportunities for Roma in all current and future EU member states, especially those with large Roma populations.
- The trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE Trust)
The CEE Trust promotes the development of civil societies in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. The CEE Trust was conceived as a mechanism for facilitating the transition to independent, active and viable networks of organizations and citizens working for the public good. To achieve this goal, the CEE Trust meets the urgent need for funding to help non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other civil society stakeholders gain greater self-reliance and self-sufficiency.
- United Nations Development Programme and Roma Related Initiatives
UNDP considers human rights as a key component to development. Through advocating for minority integration and equal opportunity access, UNDP focuses on poverty reduction and raising the quality of life within the overarching challenge of the Millennium
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- The Project on Ethnic Relations (PER)
PER is dedicated to preventing ethnic conflict in Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans and the former Soviet Union. PER was founded in 1991 in anticipation of the serious interethnic conflicts that were to erupt following the collapse of Communism. PER conducts programs of high-level intervention and dialogue and serves as a neutral mediator in several major disputes in the region. PER also conducts programs of training, education, and research at international, national, and community levels.
- Council of Europe - Roma and Treavellers
One of the main objectives of the Council of Europe, as an intergovernmental organisation, is to encourage member states to adopt a comprehensive approach to Roma and Travellers issues.
- OSCE - Roma and Sinti
The ODIHR's Contact Point for Roma and Sinti Issues carries out activities under the framework of the 2003 OSCE Action Plan on Improving the Situation of Roma and Sinti Within the OSCE Area
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- Roma Participation Program
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