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Phiren Amenca welcomes 7 new member organizations

The Phiren Amenca is continuously growing and developing its network of Roma and non-Roma voluntary service organizations dedicated to the common mission of creating opportunities for non-formal education, dialogue and engagement, in order to challenge stereotypes and racism. The Phiren Amenca General Assembly in March 2014 accepted 7 new member organizations; thus, the network comprises [...]

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Phiren Amenca International Network officially registered in Brussels

We are proud to announce that Phiren Amenca International Network AISBL was finally legally registered as an international non-profit association by a royal decree of the Belgian king and Ministry of Justice. The network was registered on 22.05.2014 under the number 0553.683.918 under the address Rue Washington 40, 1050 Bruxelles. The coordination office of Phiren [...]

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DIKH HE NA BISTER – Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative 2014

Phiren Amenca was actively involved in the Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative 2014 organized by ternYpe – International Roma Youth Network. ternYpe and its partners, including Phiren Amenca have held Europe’s biggest series of events marking the 70th anniversary of the Roma Holocaust in Krakow and Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland. One thousand young Roma and non-Roma from 20 [...]

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“Express yourself!“

Multi-artform exchange for young Roma and non Roma    “Express Yourself” Multi-artform exchange for young Roma and non Roma – Phiren Amenca youth exchange ran from August 16-25, 2014 in Normafa, Budapest. 30 Roma and non Roma young people came together from Germany, Slovakia, Romania and Hungary to develop their creativity, imagination and self-reflection, to [...]

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Volunteers for good causes – EVS Opportunity with NevoParudimos in Resita, Romania

Volunteer for 12 months in 2014-2015 (starting November 2014) in Pro Vitam Welfare Association DEADLINE: 25 November, 2014 Applicant country: Hungary, Italy, Czech Republic, Spain, Turkey, Germany, France, Bulgaria NevoParudimos and Phiren Amenca opened a call for applications for young people between 18 and 30 years to participate in a European Voluntary Service (EU Erasmus+ [...]

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Romancipate Youthself – EVS Opportunity in Association of Young Roma (AYR) in Slovakia

Volunteer for 12 months in 2014-2015 (starting November 2014) with AYR DEADLINE: 15 October, 2014. Applicant countries: Hungary, Romania, Italy Association of Young Roma and Phiren Amenca opened a call for applications for young Roma between 18 and 30 years to participate in a European Voluntary Service (EU Erasmus+ program) project in Slovakia. The project [...]

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The Pursuit of Justice: Volunteer profile of Vicente

I, Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez (Alfafar,1988), AKA Magneto, am self-taught. Most of the knowledge that I have about “life” came from Comics, the Bible, Rock n’ Roll lyrics, Philosophy books, family and my own experiences. For the last 4 years I have been involved in Roma activism as a participant and volunteer in many activities. I’ve been [...]

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Personal reflection about DIKH HE NA BISTER Roma Genocide Remembrance 2014

By Melinda Szabo The same as every year, this year Phiren Amenca and Ternype youth organizations organized, the Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative. We gathered this year 1.000 young people from various parts of Europe. I was surprised how uninformed the youth are. Most of the youth from Europe have never heard about the Roma Holocaust. [...]

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