Training course: Fight Discrimination against Roma

Location: Berlin , Germany

Dates: 1-9 November 2018

Number of participants: 28 participants

Participating countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain

Organizer: Instutute für Roma und Minderheiten Integration e.V

Apply here: Application form

Deadline to apply: 25 August 2018

Date Of Selection: 3 September 2018

Inquiries about this training course: Senad Sakipovski at


Costs and Accommodation

The organizers cover the costs for accommodation, board and any program-related costs. Travel costs are reimbursed during the seminar or afterwards by bank transfer based on a fully presented travel reimbursement claim (flight bookings, boarding tickets, invoices, bus/train tickets), based on the cheapest means and up to a certain amount:

Country Amount in EUR
1. Albania 275
2. Serbia 275
3. Croatia 275
4. Czech 180
5. Greece 275
6. Lithuania 275
7. Romania 275
8. Slovakia 275
9. Slovenia 275
10. Spain 275
11. Macedonia 275
12. Bosnia 275
13. Italy 275

Participation fee: 40 EUR

Fight Discrimination against Roma


Context of the training

Roma, Europe’s largest minority, have been an integral part of European society for centuries. Despite efforts at national, European and international level to improve the protection of their fundamental rights and advance their social integration, many Roma still face prejudice, intolerance, discrimination, antigypsyism and limited access to rights in their daily lives. They are marginalized, and many experience deep poverty and extremely poor socio-economic conditions.


The methodology is based on NFE methods: using manuals such as COMPASS(new edition), Mirrors -manual for combating AntiGypsism through Human Rights Education; Toolkit on No Hate Speech; T-Kit-Social Inclusion etc. groups work, brainstorming, wall writing, association game, discussion, fish bowl, debate, case studies, drama, role playing, simulation, audiovisual techniques. It will address the following elements: Better awareness of Roma culture, history, and social values ;Better understanding of human rights and of violations faced by Roma communities; Positive attitude and lack of prejudice towards Roma;

Aim and Objectives

The main aim of the project is to build capacity of youth workers with methods and tools to fight discrimination against Roma that lead to social exclusion, marginalization and racism.

To reach the general aim of the TC, the objectives are:

• To develop the competences of participants in creating activities and projects to counter antigypsyism and online hate speech
• To identify existing and develop further and more targeted measures and actions in combating racial discrimination and hate speech within the national and European level contexts
• To support mutual learning and networking among participants, organizations and youth structures


Present will be Roma and non-Roma youth leaders, activists, multipliers, and volunteers who are working with young and/or Roma youth.

Participants must also:

• be familiar with the situation and challenges of the Roma community in their country;
• be motivated to develop their competences in advocacy, anti-discrimination work, human rights and to share their experiences with other participants;
• be aged 18 – ;
• be committed to attend for the full duration of the course;
• be able to work in English;

**Note**Participants from Germany are already selected, no further application will be taken into consideration


Training course: Fight Discrimination against Roma – Germany –

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