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Alone Together: Strength and Solidarity Between the Roma and African American Communities—Harvard FXB’s Sixth Annual International Roma Day Event

By Susan Lloyd McGarry
This spring semester Harvard FXB has sponsored or convened three events that brought students and Roma scholars together and suggested some possible future directions in the struggle for Roma rights and in Harvard FXB’s Roma research..

Regional Conference: "Holistic Approach to Housing for Roma in the Enlargement Region

The Regional Conference “Holistic Approach to Housing for Roma in the Enlargement Region”, which will gather relevant public officials from the enlargement region and point out common challenges, strengths and deficiencies of previous housing initiatives, is to take place in Bar, Montenegro. The meeting is organized under the auspices of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC)’s Roma Integration 2020.

Halya Coynash: Another Roma camp attacked in Ukraine, with police saying ‘hooliganism


A permanent Roma settlement in Rudne, near Lviv, was burned down on May 9, leaving a number of families homeless. It was the second attack on a Ukrainian Roma camp in less than a month, although this time nobody has publicly admitted to carrying it out… While Ukraine’s Human Rights Ombudsperson clearly views this as a hate crime, and witnesses speak of a crowd of around 30 young masked thugs, the police have thus far only initiated an investigation into suspected ‘hooliganism’.

The Roma mobilize their own knowledge: this is a paradigm shift. Interview with Tímea Junghaus

An international centre of Roma culture will open in Berlin in September. Supported by the Council of Europe, Open Society Foundations, and the German Foreign Ministry, the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC) will host exhibitions, conduct scientific research, and support the work of local Roma organisations across Europe through lobbying strategies, encouraging the dissemination of information and fostering cultural mobility.

April 8th International Roma Day -The Video is taken by Moses Solomon

April 8, 1971, Orpington, near London, was held the first World Roma Congress. Since then, April 8 has a special place on the calendar for all Roma celebrating this day.The day was formally ratified during the 4th World Roma Congress in Poland in 1990.Much has changed in Eastern Europe over 22 years. But one group that has seen relatively little improvement in its fortunes over this period has been the Roma. Unemployment levels among Roma remain high. Access to decent education, health care, and other social services is limited. Representation in politics and business is minimal. And discrimination remains pervasive.