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The Plight of the Roma

(English) The recent expulsions of Roma, also known as Gypsies, from France to their countries of origin, Romania and Bulgaria, reopened a longstanding discussion on the fate of this ethnic minority.

Many Europeans view Roma as swindlers, pickpockets, social welfare system abusers, and people living parasitical lives on the shoulders of society. Human rights advocates and Roma organizations say the negative attitude toward Roma is mainly based in racism.
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New educational perspectives for the children in Ferentari

(English) Policy Center for Roma and Minorities officially opened the doors of an alternative educational club at the Elementary School No. 136 located in the Ferentari neighborhood, Bucharest. The project aims to create a new, safe, but open, creative and challenging space for the children living in this area.
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“Who is afraid of Gypsies?”

(English) At the end of September we met with Vasile Ionescu, Roma rights activist and leader. We talked about current issues in the Romanian society such as the vision of some NGO’s on how they perceive the Roma issues and about the beginnings of the Roma movement in Romania, of which he was one of the initiators.
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European Roma Policy Coalition calls for a European Roma strategy

The European Roma Policy Coalition (ERPC) expresses its disappointment that at yesterday’s European Council a decision on a concrete strategy has been postponed until next month. It is important that heads of government should take a firm and united stand against policies which deliberately stigmatize and discriminate against Roma.
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Fictional Roma story in Bogdan Teodorescu’s “The Sword”

(English) We gathered in a friendly atmosphere to talk about Bogdan Teodorescu’s book, “The Sword”. The event was more engaging and interesting as the author himself, Mr. Teodorescu was there to share with us his vision.
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Freedom of speech versus Human dignity

Iunie 2010 Policy Center for Roma and Minorities a organizat în luna iunie o întâlnire cu Csaba Asztalos, președintele Consiliului Național pentru Combaterea Discriminării. Tema dezbaterii a fost libertatea de exprimare versus demnitatea umană și în ce măsură mass-media pot folosi aceasta libertate ca argument pentru folosirea unor cuvinte ce pot afecta demnitatea unei persoane. Au fost dezbăture mai multe idei precum calitatea discursului
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Social inclusion through sports and arts

Policy Center for Roma and Minorities organized a football game against racism and violence with two schools in Bucharest. The teams were composed of Roma and non-Roma pupils. During the event, one of the schools’ principal confessed that usually the Roma pupils are enrolled in a high-school of arts and crafts, especially the boys, while the girls are less frequently enrolled in such schools due to reasons related to the traditional lifestyle.
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Cabral and Andreea Marin Bănica read from Jules Verne to almost 200 children from Bucharest

A new Read with Me event took place in the kindergarten and primary school of Stejarisu, Sibiu county. The event had as guest the well-known singer and actor Mr. Ioan Gyuri-Pascu, who read for and together with the 40 children of Stejarisu, the stories of Apolodor , the famous penguin.
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Meet with…Anca Harasim and Ethics in the Business Corporate Environment

Aprilie 2010 Doamna Anca Harasim, Director Executiv al Camerei de Comerț Americane din România, a fost invitatul nostru, pentru o dezbatere pe tema “Etica  în mediul de afaceri din cadrul corporațiilor.” Membrii organizației noastre și  alți tineri  profesioniști au discutat mai multe aspecte legate de etica in afaceri, modele de afaceri adoptate în politică și în afaceri, eficiența guvernării, egalitate, corupție, CSR (responsabilitate socială
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