Phiren Amenca

Volunteer Seminars

Regional Volunteer Seminar 2019

From January 24-27, Phiren Amenca organized our annual Regional Volunteer Seminar in Budapest, Hungary. Thirteen volunteers serving in placement sites across Hungary and Serbia gathered together in the 8th District for a four-day conference on recognizing and combating antigypsyism in

February 11, 2019

Putren le Jakha – Open Your Eyes! International Youth Conference 2018

Last December, Phiren Amenca held its fifth annual international youth conference, Putren le Jakha – Open Your Eyes! in the European Youth Centre of Budapest, Hungary. Our conference brought together 35 participants from 13 different countries across Europe and North

February 4, 2019

Roma Youth Advocates International Seminar & European Youth Event 2018

Working as the office volunteer of Phiren Amenca here in Budapest has many privileges, and one of those was being able to attend the Young Roma Advocates Seminar in Strasbourg, France, in preparation for the European Youth Event of 2018.

June 14, 2018

How to participate?

„Tools for Roma Youth Participation – access and opportunities of Roma youth in the policy processes   Participation in decision making processes is of great importance. In the experience of The organisations of Phiren Amenca International Network Roma young people

May 18, 2018

Phiren Amenca Regional Seminar “Volunteerism to challenge stereotypes and antigypsyism”

In 2016, during the second weekend of December, we had the Phiren Amenca (PA) Regional Seminar for volunteers serving in Roma communities in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) in Budapest. Twelve young participants from the US, Germany, France and Italy

January 9, 2017

Putren le Jakha! – opening our eyes to antigypsyism

During the second week of October 2016, Putren Le Jakha! was held in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The third annual conference on antigypsyism brought together 42 youth participants representing the countries of Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, and Spain.

December 1, 2016

Volunteering in Roma community – reality or fiction

Open Call for participants for an International conference about volunteering within Roma communities June 22-25, 2016. Budapest, Hungary Number of participants: 30 (from Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Czech Republic, Austria,Slovenia) The conference is recommended for: current and former volunteers, volunteer candidates,

May 17, 2016

Challenging Antigypsyism through grassroots activism April 2016, Banska Bystrica, Valaská, Slovakia

„Challenging Antigypsyism through grassroots activism” – Phiren Amenca volunteer seminar ran from April 18-24, 2016 in Valaská and Banska Bystrica, Slovakia. 40 Roma and non-Roma volunteers and youth leaders came together to learn more about the situation of Roma in

April 28, 2016

Seminar: “Volunteer experience”

Volunteering abroad is a fascinating experience, where one can learn new skills and knowledge by being in an unfamiliar environment, meet people from different cultures and see new places of the world. However, there are those sides of international volunteering

April 21, 2015

Personal reflection about the seminar “Roma, Migration and Human Rights”

Phiren Amenca is a network of Roma and non-Roma volunteering organizations that organized, in cooperation with VISA L’Année Diaconalé as partner organization from France,  the fall seminar of 2014 in Strasbourg. 40 Roma and non-Roma youth leaders and youth activists

March 15, 2015