European Roma Grassroots Organisations Network

ERGO Network

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


European Roma and pro-Roma civil society condemns antigypsyism in Italy and asks Italian government to uphold the rule of law Only a few weeks in office, the new Italian government coalition of far-right Northern League and the eurosceptic Five Star Movement is shaping the racist narrative against Roma in Italy by promoting antigypsyist actions and
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How realistic is the new EU   programming period when it comes to Roma?   Last month the European Commission has launched their proposals for the next European Union Multi Annual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027 called “A Modern Budget for a Union that Protects, Empowers and Defends”.   The MFF is meant to increase solidarity, social cohesion
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With regards to the European Parliament’s plenary session about the Implementation of and follow-up to the EU framework for National Roma Integration Strategies, together with our partners in the Alliance against Antigypsyism we ask MEPs to call upon the other institutions to continue after 2020 a renewed EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies which
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Local Dialogue Meeting organised by ERGO Member OTAHARIN Through ERGO Network’s project Strengthening Roma NGOs as transparent and independent watchdog organisations in the framework of the  Joint initiative to Empower Roma Civil Society in the Western Balkans and Turkey our member OTAHARIN organised a Local Dialogue Meeting with the city administration in Bijeljina on 31 May 2018. 
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European Roma and pro-Roma civil society condemns antigypsyism in Italy and asks government and EU to uphold the rule of law https://t.co/486VlTX3Ls @ItalyinEU @EU_Justice @ENAREurope @VeraJourova @TimmermansEU @ZR_SintiRoma @ERRCtweets @bernard_rorke @EP_President @EPHA_EU

"We are willing to organise and defend ourselves" - Roma actress and activist
@pavlodija on Italian minister Matteo Salvini's vow to expel thousands of nomadic Roma from Italy. 📻

We call upon the EU institutions to strongly condemn #antigypsyism by Italian government. Institutions and society must stand up against these #HumanRightsViolations by the government @SorayaPostFi
@EU_Justice @brandobenifei @LaviBanu @TerryReintke @TomZdechovskyEP @bodilvalero

Today the EU High Level Group on combatting #racism and #xenophobia is finalising focus papers on effective responses to #antiGypsyism and #Afrophobia, building on input from #RomaWeek2018 and #PADweekEU.
Papers soon available at: https://t.co/Zor73kV8Wj


ERGO is at the @EU_Justice HLG on #racism and #xenophobia, presenting results of the #EURoma Week and talking about hate crimes against Roma. We need disaggregated data on hate crimes and trainings to unmask #antigypsyism in structures, legislation and practices. @VeraJourova

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