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Hillary Rodham Clinton: International Roma Day

Washington, 12.4.2012 16:24, (ROMEA) On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I want to send best wishes to all Roma as they mark International Roma Day. Today we celebrate the history, impact and culture of Romani people. From music and art to science and literature, Romani people have contributed in ways large and small to the fabric of countless societies.  full story

Hundreds in London set to join global day of protest for Gypsies, Roma and Travellers

London, 7.4.2012 0:30, (ROMEA) Hundreds of Traveller, Roma and Gypsy families are set to march alongside supporters in London on Sunday as part of a global day protest. April 8th, ‘Roma Nation Day’, is an annual day of celebration and resistance for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities across the world. Protesters will assemble in Hyde Park corner at noon, visiting various embassies before arriving at the Department of Communities and Local Government.  full story

UN experts: Let’s not accept another lost generation of Roma

Geneve, 6.4.2012 11:32, (ROMEA) “The time for action is now,” said a group of seven United Nations human rights experts on International Roma Day*. “We should not accept yet another lost generation of Roma girls and boys whose only expectations are lives of poverty, discrimination and exclusion and whose futures are dictated by negative stereotypes which commonly go unchallenged.”  full story

ERIO and AGE: International Roma Day - It is time to improve the lives of older Roma

Brussels, 6.4.2012 11:28, (ROMEA) For many Roma, 8 April is a day to celebrate Roma cultures, histories and identities. Since 2012 is the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, ERIO and AGE believe that this year the International Roma Day is a unique opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges and obstacles that older Roma face daily across the EU.  full story

Amnesty International: The rights of the European Roma

London, 6.4.2012 11:22, (ROMEA) International Roma Day (April 8) is a chance to celebrate Romani culture but also to highlight the persecution and discrimination that Roma people face in all areas of life.  full story

Czech Republic: Ambassador Norman L. Eisen on International Roma Day

Prague, 6.4.2012 11:10, (ROMEA) April 8 is International Roma Day and I, along with U.S. Ambassadors and officials around the world, offer my best wishes to all members of the Roma community. The cultural and historic ties of the Roma community in the Czech Republic are deep and long-standing.  full story

Hillary Clinton about International Roma Day

Washington, 8.4.2010 22:33, (ROMEA) On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer warm wishes to all Roma as they mark International Roma Day. This is an opportunity to celebrate the many contributions of Roma to the historical and cultural development of Europe. Romani influences on the fields of music, theater, literature, and dance have added to the richness of European culture, from the music of Brahms to the novels of Cervantes. Today we also remember and honor the brave acts of resistance by Romani men and women who refused to remain silent in the face of extermination by the Nazi regime.  full story

The United States has committed to a variety of tools in promoting the success of Roma.

Washington, 8.4.2010 22:31, (ROMEA) The United States has committed to a variety of tools in promoting the success of Roma.  full story

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