CoSpIRom Summary

Abstract

Objectives

  • Promote common spaces as effective tool for fighting discrimination.
  • Face stereotypes and discrimination practices enhancing positive images of both parts.
  • Challenge the symbolic boundaries.
  • Empower personal and collective identities of Roma people for acquiring skills to claim their rights as citizens.
  • Contribute to the improvement of national Roma Integration (and EU) strategies.
  • Documentation of particularities, exchange of practices among the partners, and developing applicable tools for use by EU on similar issues.

Activities

  • Mapping the situation in each country.
  • Exploring good practices.
  • Creating common spaces of equal participation between:
    • Young Roma/police, Media.
    • Roma young prisoners/police, prospective teachers.
    • Roma and non-Roma families.
  • Create a website and a platform.
  • Create through the common spaces with media and Roma a manifesto on avoiding reproducing stereotypes of Roma.
  • Training.
  • Dissemination

Type and number of persons benefiting from the project

30 Academia, 45 anti-discrimination experts, 60, educational staff, 3000 general public, 30 journalists/media, 60 law enforcement authorities, 60 local authorities, 30 national policy makers, 30 NGOs, 60 prisoners, 45 Roma and 300 students.

Expected results

  • Mitigate the gap between Roma and non-Roma.
  • Contribute in greater awareness of the society for behavior non-discriminatory.
  • Development of citizenship and the reduction of Juvenile delinquency for young Roma.
  • Create opportunities of equal participation in future activities and thus increase employability of Roma.
  • Suggest an effective model of good practices applicable in European countries dealing with similar issues.
  • Change media posture on the reproduction of Roma stereotypes.

Type and number of deliverables to be produced

6 murals, 1 film (subtitled or translated in each language), 1 website, 1 online platform, 6 reports, 13 meetings (3 reports), 3 data collection (3 survey reports), 4 newsletters, 3 manifesto, 39 training sessions, 97 workshops (32 in each country plus 1 Romania), 8 roundtables (6 reports), 6 conferences (6 minutes/reports), 9 celebration events (1×3 celebration event, 2X3 performance in the prison), 6 training modules, 1 handbook for policy officers (translated in each language).

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Opening Conference for the outset of the CoSpIRom Project

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Opening Conference for the outset of the CoSpIRom Project

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Coordinators’ meeting on grant agreement

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Workshop in Timisoara

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Opening Conference for the outset of the CoSpIRom Project

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Opening Conference for the outset of the CoSpIRom Project

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Opening Conference for the outset of the CoSpIRom Project

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Opening Conference for the outset of the CoSpIRom Project

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Funding

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This Project is Funded by the European Union's Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014 - 2020).

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