pro-europa  Liga Pro Europa (The Pro Europa League - PEL) is one of the mainstream human rights NGO of Romania, based in the region of Transylvania. The PEL was founded in the town of Targu-Mures on the 30th of December 1989, by a group of twenty engaged local intellectuals from different ethnic, religious and linguistic backgrounds as an opposition to the nationalist extremist trends of the region.
Its mission, as stated in the “Declaration of Principles”, adopted by the first General Assembly on 10 January 1990, is to contribute to Romania’s transition from dictatorship to democracy through campaigning and advocacy for the respect for human and minority rights and democratic values in Romania.
The PEL’s main goal is to monitor the observance of human and minority rights by the state institutions and the local authorities and to advocate for concrete public policies guaranteeing the respect of minority rights, anti-discrimination measures, equal opportunities, combating racism and prejudice. The PEL is a strong public voice in the advocacy for Roma rights, campaigning for effective implementation of the legislation referring to minorities and innovative public policies promoting anti-discrimination.
Liga Pro Europa is an active member of the Romanian Anti-Discrimination Coalition and of the Romanian branch of ENAR (European Network Against Racism).
  Liga Pro Europa has an extensive experience of around 20 years in monitoring Roma rights, organizing training courses for Roma representatives, publishing studies on Roma issues.
Among the most successful projects it is worth to mention: “Young Roma Leaders’ School” training course, “Report on Respecting Children Rights in Targu Mures”, “Reports on Racial Discrimination in the Counties of Transylvania-Romania”, “Education for Civic Participation of the Roma Communities”. Liga Pro Europa published several studies on the Roma issue in its quarterly “Altera”, the only Romanian journal dedicated to documenting cases of collective violence and punishment against Roma. Liga Pro Europa conducted a study on the children rights from the perspective of religious education in Romania’s public schools.

 

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Civil association “National Roma Centre” NRC is a non-profit organization which encourages and protects the human rights of Republic Macedonia’s citizens. The experience of the last five years, and constant research in accordance with the projects developed in the direction of improving the quality of life, contribute to the work of the NRC city of Kumanovo in the next five years to be directed to:

  • development of the organization in the sphere of services in the interests of citizens;
  • Calling for change in the public attitudes in the cases of violations of the fundamental human rights and failing to take certain actions that are critical to the most vulnerable citizens;
  • Implementation of European values ​​and European law in Macedonian society and the region;

Over the last five years, the National Roma Centre has developed a communication network, which becomes a valuable basis for success in all future projects. One of the most successful things was the establishment of cooperation with many national and international institutions and organizations, civic associations, foundations.

Vision of the National Roma Center is to achieve multicultural and tolerant society of educated Roma equal access for all, respect for human rights and improving the quality of life of the Roma community. The vision of the NIS is based on universal standards and practices of European civil society.

The directions in which the National Roma Centre aims to work until 2015 are;

1.Human rights and improvement of awareness in order to increase the capacity of the Roma community and reduce discrimination - through informative campaigns, advocacy, monitoring, analysis and public reporting of the situation in Macedonia, Free of charge legal assistance and work with media;

2. Education - reducing the dropout of Roma children from school and their motivation to increase their success and desire for excellence through joint activities with government institutions, society and the Roma community;

3. Healthcare - equal access to health services, increase usvedomenostta and the importance of health and health services in Roma families and especially in roma women through various awareness activities, fieldwork and the NRC as a partner of the Ministry of Health in order to produce programs and monitoring indicators in this area;...

4. Housing, providing free legal aid and advocacy activities to the legalization of housing of Roma families and mapping Roma neighborhoods;