Look and Don't Forget, Know and React


Who is behind this?

YND ternYpe-IRYN

Youth Network for Development Association/ ternYpe-international Roma Youth Network



Idea Sketch | Proposal


Idea pitch

Strengthening of Roma identity is necessary, in the view of creating environment where Roma can grow free from discrimination and confident about our identity and future perspectives while appreciating our history, plural cultural backgrounds and affiliations as young people, as Roma, as citizens

Where will your idea take place?

Blagoevgrad,Sofia-Bulgaria, Berlin,Germany, Krakow,Aushwitz-Polandz-

Why does Europe need your idea?

Recommendations of international and European organizations show that discrimination still exists and it is a major obstacle for implemtation of the policies targeting integration of Roma. Should not rely on the possibility of protection from discrimination and to ensure equal access, opportunity and equal treatment, so NGOs have role to play- to raise the citizens voices and need. Europe needs Roma activism and inclussion, Europe Young Roma have a particular role to achieve a better life and a just society, not only working to improve capacity and as efforts are needed interaction and change negative attitudes and behavior of the majority and serious overlap in the fight against the negative attitude them, hate speech and the protection of fundamental human rights and democratic values

What is your impact?

In a year time much more Roma and non Roma- Europeans younger and older, educated and non-educated wil be more sensitive on the topic of European integration and acceptance of the multiculturalism.Raising awarness on RG Roma Identity and History; Empowerment and better awarness of HR, democratic values and integration among Roma communities. Knowledge about antigypsyism(concept, mechanism, manifastations); skills to recognize antigypsyism; ability to develop educational responses to combat antigypsism and discrimination; awarness about the importance of self-dignity and human rights principles; improved skills in planning and ranning educational activities with young people via non-formal methods; knowledge and skills to use HR education approaches with young (multicultural level) people.

How do you get there?

- solid team project preparation, unify the partnership and detailed action plan on European and National scale;
-Workshop to improve the capacity of the team and work on information- publicity on the topic and purpose of project involvement of supporters/ participants/young people/Roma and Non Roma ;
- Democratic values and HR- reality or no yet? - training course on RG, Antigypsyism, Discrimination;
Filed visits in Auswitz, and helt educational seminars and activities;
-followup activities on national level on raising awarness: sharing the experience after the visit and launching students contests, exibitions and student contests, etc;
-practical implementation of 3 small initiatives(small grand for raising awarness activities ) of the most active participants on local level;
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What makes your idea stand apart?


€ 45000,-

Funding requested from Advocate Europe

€ 52000,-

Total budget

Major expenses




Idea created on April 14, 2015
Last edit on Oct. 30, 2017

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