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Project lead partner/organization and contact person (e-mail, links) project website
ERGO Network - office Brussels
Rue d’Edimbourg 26
1050 Brussels (B)
tel: +32 (0)2 893 10 49
Project information – start and end date (if available)
01.11.2009. - 30.04.2010.
Summary (goals and purposes of the project)
The stigmatization and prejudiced stereotyping are root causes for social exclusion of Roma.
To promote a positive image of Roma and to strengthen the Roma voice in order to raise awareness for active citizenship of ALL in ONE society, and challenged the stigmatization and prejudiced stereotyping as root causes for social exclusion of Roma.
Results of the project
A wide scale campaign was started and challenged the stigmatization and prejudiced stereotyping as root causes for social exclusion of Roma.
A competition was launched among municipalities with regard to Roma inclusion, where 7 municipalities participated in.
The participating organisations carried out a variety of other awareness-raising activities in their countries, including establishing temporary `Inclusion zones`, where Roma and non-Roma met and discussed about stereotypes.
The participating NGOs also collected stories for a so-called Black & White book, which was presented during the Roma Summit in Córdoba. The book presents stories of successful and failed Roma integration.
Who will benefit from this project (target group)
All beneficiaries: 15
Roma beneficiaries: 15
Romani women beneficiaries: 8
Sources of funding
Document - materials that incurred in the project
Typical Roma? (2nd spot - en version)
Typical Roma? (en version)