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Roma

Roma

The Open Society Foundations support efforts to promote equal opportunities and challenge all forms of discrimination faced by Roma, Europe’s largest and most excluded ethnic minority.

Recent Work

Briefing Paper
2014 and Beyond: Priorities for the European Union

This briefing paper presents policy areas that require an effective EU response and where Open Society has expertise as a donor and advocate of human rights and universal values.

Voices
Investing in Roma-Led Change  

To make a real difference, the leadership of Roma NGOs must be more open, democratic, and accountable to Roma communities.

Voices
These Roma Students Make Better Physicians than Musicians  

Recasting the image of Roma and promoting inclusion are goals of a unique scholarship program for Roma medical students. In Romania, a creative campaign led by these scholars took to the streets of Bucharest.

Voices
The Myth of the Spanish Model of Roma Inclusion

Spain is held up as a model of Roma inclusion in Europe. The real story isn’t so simple.

Event
Updates from Ukraine: Implications of a “Post-Maidan” Environment for Open Society  

Inna Pidluska of Ukraine’s International Renaissance Foundation discusses Ukraine’s evolving political culture, early elections, and potential opportunities for civil society and parliamentarians to pursue a reform agenda.

Voices
Two Survivors of the Roma Genocide Share Their Stories  

On the 70th anniversary of the largest mass killing of Roma by the Nazis, two Roma Genocide survivors recounted their experiences.

Open Society People

Director, Roma Initiatives Office
Open Society Institute–Budapest, Roma Initiatives Office

Open Society Jobs

Budapest
Deadline: October 5, 2014
Budapest
Deadline: October 5, 2014