ROMEA is voluntary, non-governmental, non-profit association of citizens and legal persons, who want to develop respecting of human rights, help in development of democracy and tolerance in society. ROMEA is uniting people who want to battle racism. Basic function of ROMEA is to associate young Romani and Czech., who want to help to Romani and Czech nation in improving mutual living together.
Basic goals of ROMEA:
- Support battle against racism, developing of respect to human rights, help to development of democracy and tolerance in society.
- Publishing of independent magazines, newspapers even one-time publications about Romani and their propagation to Romani and other population in Czech Republic
- Translating of literature about Romani and other minorities
- Supporting of educating Romani including intermediation of scholarships to talented Romani pupils and students, deepening professional knowledge of young Romani in media and other spheres
- Supporting of Romani sport, culture and leisure time activities, in particular Romani youth
- Supporting of developing Romani communities, organizing courses and trainings, holding exhibitions of Romani artists, propagation of Romani culture in all spheres
- Supporting of humanitarian and charity activities among Romani
- Finding, activating and supporting institutions, associations even individuals with the same goals in Czech Republic
Main activities of ROMEA:
- Propagation and popularization activity, publishing of prints (magazines), spreading of information through electronic media (internet, television, radio), holding exhibitions and other action
- Educating actions (lectures, seminars, short courses, schooling)
- Informational activity, finding and collecting information about Romani
- Cooperation with authorities of state administration and self-administration, helping to improving coexistence of majority society and Romani
- Cooperation with Romani organizations in Czech Republic even abroad and trying to be involved in international non-governmental structures dealing with Romani problems.