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ERGO Network

ERGO fights against antigypsyism, advocates for better policies for Roma in Europe, creates strong networks and empowers Roma activists.


Post-2020 European Roma Coalition In order to ensure a strong commitment and tangible results by European institutions to the post-2020 EU policy on Roma, a number of Roma and pro-Roma civil society organisations have come together and established the Post-2020 European Roma Coalition (working title). The aim of the Coalition is to achieve equality, participation
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A Place for All – ERGO Network’s employment campaign ERGO Network is launching its new campaign ‘A Place for All’, shedding light on the important role that employers play in supporting the employment of Roma and other ethnic minorities, as well as on the benefits that an inclusive workforce. Roma employment – it should be
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Covid-19 – extreme hardship and solidarity in these times of crisis The Covid-19 crisis affects everyone, and the virus does not differentiate between people; anyone could catch it, no matter how rich or poor. Most people suffer under lockdowns, most people are scared and many will need income support in the coming weeks.  However, while
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ERGO Network written feedback on the Roadmap published by DG Justice on 17 Feb 2020. An initiative setting out the EU post-2020 Roma equality and inclusion policy ERGO strongly welcomes the Roadmap by the European Commission setting out the post-2020 EU Roma equality and inclusion policy, which builds on the previous EU Roma Framework for
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"The virus does not discriminate, and neither should our response". @helenadalli calls upon Member States to address the impact of #Covid19 on #Roma.

👉make emergency funds available
👉ensure access to infrastructure, information, health care and education
👉penalise racism

Helena Dalli@helenadalli

#COVID19 is creating complex challenges and greater risks for #Roma communities.

Urgent measures to support them and guarantee the best outcomes for all are necessary.


⚠️ In the @EU_Commission's #WinterPackage, #Roma are mentioned in the Communication & 6 #CountryReports, though they face #poverty, #inequality, and #antigypsyism in all Member States ⚠️
📣 Read ERGO Network's full analysis
#EuropeanSemester #SocialRights

"The COVID-19 crisis is exacerbating pre-existing racial and structural inequalities".

Thank you @HelenaDalli for this strong statement. Now Member States and EU must follow words with actions!
@EU_Justice @ENAREurope @vonderleyen @TimmermansEU @SorayaPostFi @ARDIEuroParl

Helena Dalli@helenadalli

#COVID19 is exacerbating existing ethnic and structural inequalities.

Basic services and healthcare should be accessible to all regardless of racial and ethnic origin.

#UnionofEquality 2

"While many people are confined in their comfortable homes and use their laptops to continue working & learning, the #Roma are facing extreme hardship".

ERGO statement on #COVID19:

@EU_Justice @EU_Social @social_platform @ENAREurope @helenadalli

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