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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

Voices
Breaking News No More: Life for Roma in Greece a Year after “Maria”  

The story of Maria, a blonde Roma girl, made world news in 2013. A year later, what’s life like for Roma in Greece?

Voices
Roma in Serbia: Building on Strength

Roma in Serbia registered thousands of voters in less than a month - leading to more democratic representation for the next several years.

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Lessons from Wales on How to Value Diversity and Inclusion

Isaac Blake, director of the Romani Cultural and Arts Company, discusses the biggest challenges that Roma, Gypsy and Traveller communities face in the United Kingdom.

Voices
European Commission’s New Leadership Creates Momentum for Fundamental Rights

The European Commission’s first vice-president has the political power and momentum to protect fundamental rights in the EU. Will he do so?

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.

Open Society People

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