Tag Archives: ERIO

11.7.2014, ERIO – ERIO’s recommendations to the Italian EU Presidency

The new EU Presidency taken over by Italy starting in July until December 2014 is the first of the new EU  Trio Presidency (Italy, Latvia and Luxemburg). The Italian Presidency takes place at a crucial moment for  the European Union. The EU finds itself in a recovery phase from the economic crisis and the European  Parliament and Commission start their ... Read More »

2.7.2014, ERIO – Joint statement: Strengthening the European Parliament’s capacity to act against racism: MEPs must coordinate their efforts

The European Parliament is the only directly elected European Union (EU) body and one of the  largest democratic assemblies in the world. It represents the people of the EU. The European  Parliament co-adopts EU laws together with representatives of the Member States. The progression of far-right parties and parties propagating xenophobic and racist ideas in the 22-25  May 2014 Elections ... Read More »

27.6.2014, ERIO – Statement condemning the attack against Roma youngster in France

The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) expresses its deep concern over the most recent case of violence  against Roma in France. On 13th  of June in Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, a Paris suburb, Darius, a 16-year-old Romanian-  born Roma, was dragged away from the camp where he was living with his family, by local teenagers who accused  him of breaking into an apartment ... Read More »

24.6.2014, ERIO – ERIO’s advocacy training “Learn how to fight for your rights”

On 19-20 June 2014 ERIO organized the advocacy training “Learn how to fight for your rights” in Brussels. The training was designed to assist Roma civil society activists, as well as programme planners in conducting advocacy campaigns to fight discrimination and improving their advocacy skills to advance the implementation of the National Roma Integration Strategies, as well as anti-discrimination and ... Read More »

10.6.2014, ERIO – ECRI latest report on Romania: Roma rights still in danger

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) released its fourth report on Romania on the 3rd June. ECRI is an independent organ of the Council of Europe and assesses main trends in racism and discrimination issues in the Council’s member states. The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) is pleased to present ECRI’s findings related to the Roma population, which ... Read More »

5.6.2014, ERIO – ERIO met with Portuguese Roma communities

On 2 June, ERIO’s policy officer, Mara Pinto, met with local Roma from 6 cities (Paredes, Aveiro, Matosinhos, Espinho, Porto and Barcelos) in Porto, Portugal. The meeting was hosted by EAPN Portugal. The meeting aimed to identify their needs and to find out what is happening on the ground. The issue of discrimination was highlighted as one of the main ... Read More »

31.1.2014. – ERIO: ERIO’s recommendations to the Greek EU Presidency

From January until June 2014,  Greece  takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union,  completing  the  term  of  the  trio  Ireland-Lithuania-Greece.  The  Greek  Presidency  takes place  at  a  time  where  the  EU  is  facing  a  worrying  rise  in  racism,  xenophobia,  right-wing extremist and fascist parties within a context of an economic crisis. Some important progress has been ... Read More »

27.1.2014. – ERIO: International Holocaust Remembrance Day – It’s urgent to stop the rising hate and discrimination against Roma

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, ERIO and ternYpe commemorate all victims and survivors of the Holocaust. This day represents an opportunity to remember the atrocities carried out by the  Nazi  regime  during  World  War  II.  Like  Jews,  homosexuals,  persons  with  disabilities,  Roma  and  Sinti  were brutally persecuted by the Nazi regime that considered them as “racially ... Read More »

23.10.2013, erionet.eu – ERIO poziva na etičko novinarstvo bez stereotipa i predrasuda

Evropska kancelarija za informisanje Roma (ERIO) je duboko zabrinuta i duboko osuđuje nedavno medijsko pokrivanje slučaja grčke devojčice pronađene u romskom kampu u Grčkoj. Mediji reprodukuju negativne stereotipe i mitove o Romima, što pospešuje predrasude koje mogu izazvati rasizam i diskriminaciju nad ovim zajednicama. Izvor (engleski jezik): http://www.erionet.eu/doc-erio-statement_media-coverage-greek-girl_231013 Read More »

25.11.2013, ERIO – ERIO se susreo sa studentima kako bi diskutovali o stereotipima i predrasudama o Romima

21.novembra 2013.godine ERIO je napravio prezentaciju o romskim stereotipima u Evropskoj školi u Uccle-u u Briselu. Svrha prezentacije je bila da dekonstruišu stereotipe i mitove o Romima tako što će informisati i podići svest 100 studenata koji su prisustvovali sastanku. Izvor (engleski jezik): http://www.erionet.eu/blog/2013/11/25/erio-met-with-students-to-discuss-roma-stereotypes-and-prejudices Read More »