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volunteering – citizens’ tools for roma participation

volunteering – citizens’ tools for roma participation This project aims to raise a debate about volunteering as the citizens’ key tool for Roma inclusion, and to strengthen the civic and democratic participation of particularly Roma citizens, communities and civil society organizations in European Union’s life, debates and policy-making processes. The project addresses the question how [...]

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Krisztina in Romano Centro

Krisztina Kőszegi-”I decided to look for another option…”

Hi everyone, my name is Krisztina Kőszegi. I was born in South Hungry, close to the Croatian border, in a mix family. My father is Beás and my mother is non-Roma. Because my parents have always considered our education with my little brother, education as one of the most important things, they offered me to [...]

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Márió Kőszegi-” I am very excited….”

My name is Mario Koszegi. I come from Hungary and I am 23 years old. I am a student ‘Geography’, with a specialisation in ‘Settlement and Development’ at the University of Pécs. Before I joined Roma Active Albania (RAA), I was the head of ‘Wlislocki Henrik Student’s College’. This union mainly works with Roma university [...]

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Julianne Lindner-”Volunteering has always been essential for me…”

In June 2015, I completed a master in ‘Peace and Developmental Work’ at the Linnaeus University’ in Sweden, together with a bachelor in ‘Arts and Political Culture’ at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Volunteering has always been essential for me as a way to increase my self-confidence and also as an important way to obtain [...]

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Buzás Géza – ” I have always been interested in Roma language…”

My name is Buzás Géza and I am 22 years old. I am a student at the University of Pécs, where I study ‘Romology’ and ‘Pedagogy’. Next to my studies, I have worked part-time as a teacher in Romani language at a secondary school in Budapest, Hungary, between 2013 and 2015. Additionally, I have also [...]

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PHIREN AMENCA STUDY SESSION ON YOUTH TRANSITION THROUGH VOLUNTARY SERVICE

PHIREN AMENCA STUDY SESSION ON YOUTH TRANSITION THROUGH VOLUNTARY SERVICE October 4 to 10, 2015 (including travel days) European Youth Centre Budapest   OUTLINE & CALL FOR PARTICIPATION   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 [...]

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Roma Social Forum on Volunteering

The Roma Social Forum on Volunteering was part of the event called “So keres, Europa?!” (What’s up Europe?!) – Phiren Amenca Changemakers Movement, which bring together 400 Roma and non-Roma young people from all over Europe to the European Youth Capital Cluj-Napoca, Romania between 12th to 19th of July 2015 to raise their voice against [...]

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Consultation Meeting on Volunteering for Remembrance

  Phiren Amenca organised a consultation meeting on volunteering for remembrance as part of the network’s annual spring seminar for volunteers, called “Volunteering for Remembrance! – Phiren Amenca seminar on remembrance and human rights education”. The seminar run from April 26 – May 6, 2015 and bring together 40 volunteers, youth leaders, multipliers, and trainers [...]

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European conference on Volunteering for Roma Inclusion

The European conference in Brussels was part of the annual networking meeting of the Phiren Amenca International Network in Brussels, between March 30-31, 2015. This meeting gives the opportunity for old and new members of the network to come together, to evaluate the results of the last year of the network and to develop further [...]

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