News - March 2016

- 29 – 31 March 2016, Vukovar: 2nd regional training focused on capacity building of representatives of Roma national minority councils/individual representatives and Roma CSOs from targeted units of self-government in Brod-Posavina, Osijek-Baranja, Vukovar-Srijem and Sisak-Moslavina County, was organized within the framework of the project "Fostering implementation of the National Roma Inclusion Strategy at local and regional level", implemented by Roma National Council from Zagreb and in partnership with the Center for Peace,  Legal Advice and Psychosocial Assistance - Vukovar.

The main objective of the regional training was to empower targeted Roma stakeholders for the development and strengthening of cooperation with representatives at the local and regional self-government units in the planning and development of local action plans and establishment of local bodies to monitor the implementation of the National Strategy for Roma Inclusion 2013 - 2020, as well as advocacy and development of inter-sectoral cooperation in implementation of National Strategy at local and regional level.
The trainings gathered 26 Roma stakeholders, and was conducted by independent experts Srdjan Dvornik and Biserka Tomljenovic.

Implementation of the project is financed by the EU within IPA 2012 program under the call "Building Capacities of CSOs for Ensuring Effective Implementation of the EU Standards in the Enforcement of Human Rights“, through the Central Finance and Contracting Agency - CFCA, as the contracting authority in the Republic of Croatia. Project is co-financed by the Office for NGOs of the Croatian Government.

More information on the project can be found here.

 

- 22 – 24 March 2016, Zagreb: Module III, of the educational training program "Preparation and implementation of EU projects" to build capacity and improve knowledge and skills of young Roma activists in the field of PCM, entitled "Project application preparation", was organised in Zagreb.

The training gathered 11 young people from Roma community from different parts of Croatia.

The training was conducted by Vanja Djuric Bjelanovic and Martin Uglik.

The training is organized by PGF Croatia Consortium in cooperation with the Office for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities of the Croatian government, within the framework of the PGF Croatia project, whose implementation is financially supported by the Open Society Foundations, Budapest. More information about PGF Croatia are available at www.pgfhr.org.
 

- 20 – 22 March 2016, Zagreb: Within the framework of the project "Fostering implementation of the National Roma Inclusion Strategy at local and regional level", implemented by Roma National Council from Zagreb, in partnership with the Center for Peace, Legal Advice and Psychosocial Assistance – Vukovar, 1st regional training was organized in Zagreb, focusing on capacity building of representatives of Roma national minority councils/individual representatives and Roma CSOs from targeted units of self-government in Zagreb, Sisak-Moslavina and Koprivnica-Krizevci County.

The main objective of the regional training was to empower targeted Roma stakeholders for the development and strengthening of cooperation with representatives of self-government units in the planning and development of local action plans and establishment of local bodies to monitor the implementation of the National Strategy for Roma Inclusion 2013 - 2020, as well as advocacy and development of inter-sectoral cooperation in implementation of National Strategy at local and regional level.

The trainings gathered 15 Roma stakeholders, and was conducted by independent experts Srdjan Dvornik and Biserka Tomljenovic.

Implementation of the project is financed by the EU within IPA 2012 program under the call "Building Capacities of CSOs for Ensuring Effective Implementation of the EU Standards in the Enforcement of Human Rights“, through the Central Finance and Contracting Agency - CFCA, as the contracting authority in the Republic of Croatia. Project is co-financed by the Office for NGOs of the Croatian Government.

More information on the project can be found here.