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European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture Endorsed by Council of Europe
September 16, 2015News
The 47 member states of the Council of Europe will join the initiative to establish a European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture. This decision means that the Council of Europe will be a cofounder of the Institute, next to the Open Society Foundations and the Alliance for the European Roma Institute, a coalition of Roma civil society organizations, activists, and artists.
Zeljko Jovanovic, director of the Open Society Roma Initiatives Office, said, “The European Roma Institute will be a place to encourage the resilience and creative power of Roma communities across Europe; it will help create a sense of pride among Roma and respect for Roma among all Europeans.”…