“Fighting discrimination and anti-Gypsyism in education andemployment in EU” (PAL)



The project PAL is aiming to develop a comprehensive approach and endorse a number of goals in education, employment in order to speed up Roma Integration and support the implementation of national Roma inclusion strategies and the Council Recommendation of Roma Integration. The project aims to support Roma youth participation of different levels, by gathering qualitative data about approaches and practices of Roma youth and supporting initiatives where Roma participation is key to long-term change.
Specific objectives of the project involve:
1) Fighting discrimination and anti-Gypsyism;
2) Enhancing multi-stakeholder cooperation;
3) Promoting common democratic values, strengthening fundamental rights and consolidating the rule of law are horizontal concerns for the participant countries;
4) Debating the way forward for the European network for Roma social Inclusion;
5) To develop capacities for Roma participation at regional and local level ;
6) To develop data and information on forms, approaches, challenges of Roma participation;
7) To raise awareness among relevant stakeholders concerning the need to assure annual access to education and employment;
8) to train and transfer skills on desegregation to trainers and other stakeholders at grassroots levels in order to achieve Roma’ children and youth integration in education and employment process .
1) Integrated approach for the current situation and the possibilities of specific and adapted educational programme for second chance education;
2) Awareness Raising International Roma Integration Campaign “it’s not late” for popularization of the benefits of education;
3) Online training Courses for teachers, 320 educated;
4) Push educational Training consisted of Children Socialization exercises and Group Building days with participation of 1220 participants. Regarding ACCESS TO EMPLOYMENT:
1) Integrated approach for the current situation and the possibilities of specific and adapted employment for Romani people in EU;
2) Awareness Raising International Roma Integration Campaign “Employ Me!” for popularization of the equal opportunities in employment services in EU;
3) Training of trainers online with 360 educated;
4) Push Employment Opportunities Events about the employment rights and possibilities with 1800 participants. COMMON activities:
5) Promotion activities at local level (info days), newsletters, press release, posters, brochures;
6) preparation and presentation of anti-discrimination model based on best practices and community prevention policy for Roma in EU; Type and number of persons benefiting from the project: 1800 Young Roma people, 1220 children, 320 teachers and 360 trainers, 1000 young mothers,non-Roma trainers 200 ,100 Universities, 500 NGOs and training centers.
Leader: UC Limburg vzw (UCLL) – Belgium
University Rehabilitation Institute – Slovenia
Florida Centre de Formacio, Coop. V. – Spain
Corvinus University Budapest – Hungary
Komunikujeme o.p.s. – Czech Republic
House of National Minorities – Czech Republic
Consorzion Innopolis – Italy
Fondazione Leone Moressa – Italy
Comune di Reggio Emilia – Italy
Institute of Psychosocial Development – Greece
Institute of Entrepreneurship Development – Greece
Drustvo za razvijanje prostovoljnega della Novo mesto – Slovenia
Asociatia MERGI INAINTE – Romania
Fondo Formacion Euskadi S.L.L. – Spain
SRDA – Belgium
UCCU Alapitvany – Hungary
ALDA – France
Implementation period:
January 2016 – january2018
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