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Study Session: Charter for All 10-17 May 2015, European Youth Centre Strasbourg

Human Rights and Democracy: they are terms we often hear, they are at the core of our organisations and we want everyone to respect them. But what do Democracy and Human Rights really mean? How can we educate for them in our organisations? And how can we put these big words into practice? At the [...]

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ERGO Network members meet with Commissioner for Justice Vera Jourova to discuss about antigypsyism, civil society and Roma inclusion

Phiren Amenca joined on Thursday 22 January, the meeting of the ERGO Network with the European Commissioner for Justice, Vera Jourová at her cabinet in Brussels, to discuss the contours of the Roma agenda for the coming years. The Commissioner articulated a clear commitment to bring results in the area of Roma integration across the [...]

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SAVE THE DATE: Phiren Amenca Networking Meeting and GA on March 30-31, 2015 in Brussels

Phiren Amenca will hold its annual Networking Meeting and General Assembly on March 30 and 31, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. The meeting will bring together Roma and non-Roma voluntary service organizations from all over Europe in order to exchange experiences, develop new voluntary service projects and other co-operations. Moreover, the meeting addresses quality issues in [...]

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Phiren Amenca Volunteers for Cluj 2015! – Preparation and Working Group Meeting of the Phiren Amenca Volunteer Platform

Dates: 05.-08.03.2015 (incl. arrival and departure) Place: Budapest, Hungary Short description The meeting will last for two days and will bring together a group of former and current volunteers to strengthen their engagement as part of the Phiren Amenca Platform of Volunteers beyond the framework of the voluntary service. Together we will explore opportunities and [...]

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SAVE THE DATE: International Roma Youth Forum in the European Youth Capital 2015 Cluj, Romania

Cluj-Napoca was selected to hold the title of the European Youth Capital 2015 – A considerable occasion to raise the voice of Roma youth on a European level! On July 13 to 20, 2015 Phiren Amenca and its partners organize  the “International Forum of the Roma Youth Movement” in Cluj-Napoca to create debate, reflection and [...]

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Youth Voices in the European Parliament

Following Phiren Amenca’s participation in May 2014 with 30 Roma and non-Roma youth activists in the first European Youth Event  in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, now in December 2014 Phiren Amenca coordinator Jonathan Mack was invited to bring some messages of the European Youth Event to the Employment Committee of the European Parliament. In [...]

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Portugál képzés az emberi jogokról

by Drubina Kamilla és Rostás József   Miért hangzik úgy ez a latin nyelv, mintha az előttünk ballagók, a vasútállomáson állók, a bolti eladó is mind magyarul beszélnének? Megérkezésünk után Kamillával nagyon meglepődtünk azon, hogy a tavaszias klímájú Lisszabonban milyen sokat süt a nap, és hogy decemberhez képest milyen kellemes idő van. A Rota Jovem [...]

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Voluntary Service for Young Roma in Europe and North America

Voluntary service in the Phiren Amenca Network in 2015-2016 DEADLINE: March 1, 2015 Are you a young Roma and interested to engage as a volunteer abroad in a social project or in a Roma organization for 6 to 12 months? Are you a young non-Roma who would like to engage in Roma communities and to [...]

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Volunteering for Remembrance

Volunteering for Remembrance! Phiren Amenca seminar on remembrance and human rights education Dates: 29 April – 06 May 2015 (including arrival and departure) Application: March 6, 2015 Programme dates: 6 program days (without arrival and departure) Place: Oravita, Romania  (https://goo.gl/maps/uPmp1) This seminar is organized by Phiren Amenca and its member organization Nevo Parudimos.   Short [...]

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ERGO Annual Members Platform brings Roma grassroots realities to European level

Phiren Amenca participated as a guest in the Annual Members Platform of the ERGO network, the European Roma Grassroots Organizations Network, which took place in the beginning of December 2014 in Brussels. The meeting brought together over 25 Roma organizations from all over Europe to share experiences, practices and to bring local realities to policy [...]

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