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Why EVS volunteering? Stefka Blagoeva [...]

  EN  My name is Stefka Blagoeva and I am a Roma woman from Bulgaria. My Roma group is the one of the Burgudzhii – Roma smiths. This year I was the first woman from my ethnic group to obtain a Bachelor degree. I graduated Primary Pedagogy with French. Now, together with “Phiren Amenca” Budapest, [...]

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PUTREN LE JAKHA: OPEN YOUR EYES TO ANTIGYPSYISM!

  PUTREN LE JAKHA: OPEN YOUR EYES TO ANTIGYPSYISM!   Date: November 9-15. 2015. Place: Barcelona, Spain This conference is organized by FAGIC and its partner organizations: Phiren Amenca (BE), Romano Centro (AT), NevoParudimos (RO), Roma Active Albania (AL), RGDTS Nonprofit Kft. (HU). SHORT DESCRIPTION Based on various experiences and projects from 2012, antigypsyism appeared [...]

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Job vacancy in Budapest: Managing director of Phiren Amenca

Job vacancy in Budapest: Managing director of Phiren Amenca Phiren Amenca – RGDTS Nonprofit Kft. is looking for a managing director for its coordination office in Budapest.  Phiren Amenca is an international network of Roma and non-Roma voluntary service organizations creating opportunities for non-formal education, dialogue and engagement in order to challenge stereotypes and racism. [...]

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Roma ellenállás a holokauszt alatt és az azt követő időszakban – Képzés roma fiatalok számára

Roma ellenállás a holokauszt alatt és az azt követő időszakban – Képzés roma fiatalok számára 2015-11-27 – 2015-11-29 A Tom Lantos Intézet és a Phiren Amenca 2015. november 27 és 29. között két és fél napos, magyar nyelvű képzést szervez Budapesten Roma ellenállás a holokauszt alatt és az azt követő időszakban címmel. A képzésre várjuk azon 18 és 40 év közötti [...]

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Armenian, Jewish and Roma Diasporas Join Efforts to Popularise Their European Heritage

   Armenian, Jewish and Roma Diasporas Join Efforts to Popularise Their European Heritage   Public Conference at Central European University on October 16, left to right Zsuzsa Fritz, Nathan Peres, Yervant Zorian, Iulius Rostas 23 October, 2015, Brussels – A seminar entitled “Diasporas’ Heritage and Remembrance”brought together 33 Armenian, Jewish and Roma academics and activists from AGBU Europe, EUJS and Phiren [...]

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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS MEETING OF THE EXTREMOPHILES Intersectionality and Alliance in Voluntary Service

  CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS  MEETING OF THE EXTREMOPHILES1 Intersectionality and Alliance in Voluntary Service ABOUT PHIREN AMENCA Phiren Amenca is a network of Roma and non-Roma volunteers and voluntary service organizations creating opportunities for non-formal education, dialogue and engagement, in order to challenge  stereotypes and racism. More information under: www.phirenamenca.eu BACKGROUND OF THE ACTIVITY     [...]

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EVS in Barcelona! What Seo thinks about it [...]

My name is Seo Cizmic, I am Roma and born in Italy. I am the son of immigrants from ex-Yugoslavia who came to Italy in the seventies. I have an education as a swimming teacher, an intercultural mediator, and studied art at college in Genova. This allowed me to develop my work as a swimming [...]

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I am eager to listen and learn, as well as discover what I can offer to the Phiren Amenca organization

Sziastok! My name is Charlotte Flynn and I just began my year as a volunteer in Budapest. I’m part of a program through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) called Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGM). My program has had a partnership with Phiren Amenca for many years now, and I am excited to [...]

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Spread the voice around the world[...]

Hello I am Angela coming from Romania from a small town called Petrosani. I studied at the University of Political Sciences and Administration in Bucharest, but also I worked for 6 years with a Roma NGO with a television program where I learned how to defend human rights through media and antidiscrimination campaigns. I was also [...]

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2nd of August – Roma Holocaust Commemoration in Komárom, Hungary

2nd of August – Roma Holocaust Commemoration in Komárom, Hungary Phiren Amenca commemorated the Roma Holocaust on August 2, 2015 in the Csillagerőd (Star Fortress) in Komárom, Hungary. This year we organised this commemoration in the fortress where in 1944 thousand of Roma people were collected from all around Hungary, before they were deported to [...]

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