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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.

Open Society Voices

When Italians Were the Ones Being Called “Dirty Beggars”

April 10, 2014 by Zeljko Jovanovic 3

In Italy today, the Roma face a level of racism and bigotry that would have been familiar to Italian immigrants to the United States over a century ago.

Three Ways to Build Upon Roma Progress

April 8, 2014 by George Soros 6

The Roma have made progress, but there is much more to be done. These programs with a proven track record can improve on current conditions.

Improving the Rights of Roma in Italy

April 7, 2014 by Elena Cavassa, Anna Felicia Nardandrea 1

An Italian campaign is calling for the closure of "nomad" camps where Roma people are forced to live.

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

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