Types of activities supported

Communication activities supported by EU funding include voluntary initiatives promoting mutual learning as well as twinning programmes among local and regional public authorities on Roma integration across the European Union. Some examples of communication activities include

  • a pan-European school drawing competition for 7-11 year olds

  • cultural, educational or sports events for 12-16 year olds

  • on-site visits for media in eight countries 

  • a twinning programme between 20 municipalities from across Europe, focusing on EU objectives and priorities for Roma inclusion

"for Roma, with Roma"

‘for Roma, with Roma’ is the name given to a number of communications activities that are designed to combat prejudice and discrimination against the Roma population at local level in the EU. It aims to create synergies between 20 specific municipalities as well as with other stakeholders.

Working in twinning partnerships, the municipalities combat prejudices against the Roma through exchange and learning from each other while supporting Roma integration locally and encouraging the development of a wider network.

More on the twinning partnerships