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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.

LATEST NEWS

Letter to UN Secretary General on lead poisoning in Kosovo  – 18th of February 2019. Last week 55 Members of the European Parliament from various political groups sent a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The letter urges the UNSG to take long overdue steps to ensure that the victims of widespread lead poisoning at UN-run
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Strong European Parliament call to address antigypsyism Brussels, 13 February 2019 – The Alliance Against Antigypsyism welcomes the adoption of a European Parliament Resolution yesterday calling the EU and Member States to adopt strong Roma inclusion plans post-2020 and to step up the fight against antigypsyism – the specific form of racism towards Roma. “This
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Welcome to our new volunteer My name is Shannon MacDonald, I am a Scottish Gypsy/Traveller from Scotland in the UK, and I am the new volunteer for ERGO Network. I am very excited to begin this role as I have always felt very passionate about Antigypsyism and discrimination against people like me and my family.
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Picture credit: Bulgarian Helsinki Committee Once again, antigypsyist hate speech comes from the highest political level in Bulgaria. This time, Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov demonised Roma in strongest terms after two incidents of violence carried out by individuals of Roma origin. While we condemn the violent acts against a
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FEATURED PROJECTS

The @Europarl_EN study"Scaling up Roma Inclusion Strategies - Truth, reconciliation and justice for addressing antigypsyism" proposed by @SorayaPostFi in the#antigypsyism report of 2017 has been published: https://t.co/T6YJTFmbOn #TruthReconciliation #RomaEU @ZR_SintiRoma

Working in coalitions is vital to strengthen the voice of Roma civil society. ERGO's Director @hrabanova is speaking today at an event of our partners @EUJS, in a panel with @TerryReintke, Alfiaz Vaya from @ARDIEP2014_2019, @Juwahl from @ENAREurope and Alina Bricman from @EUJS.

55 MEPs urge the @UN SG @antonioguterres to ensure that the victims of lead poisoning at UN-run camps in Kosovo receive individual compensation, adequate health care and educational support. https://t.co/EYpCJmzjwB
@SorayaPostFi @KatiPiri @jayathmadw @brandobenifei @bodilvalero

Shame on @KKarakachanov driven by #antigypsyism for wanting to "integrate Gypsies" with a state abortion program, forced street cleaning, reeducation centers, demolishing Roma houses & cutting social assistance. Is this the #EuropeWeWant? @ERGO_Network
https://t.co/CY8hvMt9rM

ERGO Network is present at today's Strategic Dialogue meeting with @DG_Employment to prepare the #ACIG2019. Civil society input into EU's social policy is absolutely vital, as we know best what policies are useful on the ground - thanks for listening to us! @mariannethyssen

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