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Amana Fontanella-Khan visited our Alternative Education Club at the end of 2013 as part of her enhancing the knowledge in terms of the challenges that the Roma face in Europe. Here you have some of her observations. Roma Children Face Segregation In EU Schools www.thedailybeast.com Roma schoolchildren in the EU are more likely to be […]

After a long journey the orange minivan finally arrived its final destination. A week earlier two colleagues brought the minivan from the Netherlands to Bucharest. Last Friday the Ambassador officially handed over the van to its new owners, the Alternative Education Club in Ferentari. This after school program of the Policy Centre for Roma and […]

Hungary gone bad
04-11-2014

I grew up in Romania and have worked on Roma rights issues in central and eastern Europe for several years. Although I have witnessed inter-ethnic tensions and extremist attacks against Roma, including Roma houses set on fire and Roma families expelled into the woods for weeks, the incidents I tracked on a recent field trip […]

Title: “All eyes on diversity”- anti-discrimination photo contest Period of time: 8th April – 8thMay 2013 Open to: everyone over 14 years; non-professional photographers   Award: The best 10 entries will be displayed in an exhibition offering the participants the unique chance to have their photos displayed in a public space; The best 10 entries will […]

Bucharest, 21 March 2013 Policy Center for Roma and Minorities together with ActiveWatch Romania and  Agentia Împreună  raise serious concern on the declarations of the Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta during a 23 minutes interview on HARDtalk show on BBC World News on 19 March (http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p015nvvz/Hardtalk_Victor_Ponta_Prime_Minister_of_Romania/). During the interview, Mr. Ponta’s statements reflected and further […]

Policy Center for Roma and Minorities is looking for a part-time intern for a 3 months internship. The ideal candidate for the position is a social studies student living in Bucharest, with good command of English and strong self-organising skills. The successful candidate will work 4 flexible hours/day, Monday to Friday, at Policy Center’s office […]