The European Roma Rights Centre awarded Raoul Wallenberg Prize

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC)  has been awarded the Council of Europe Raoul Wallenberg Prize for its outstanding and impressive contribution to raise awareness of the human rights situation of the Roma people, the largest ethnic minority in Europe. The prize, which has been awarded every two years since 2014, goes to either a…

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“I Have Brown Skin, But I Have a Good, Nice Smile”

Fawaz T. Alzatto is from Syria and has been living in Denmark for two years. He recently completed his participation in the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Inclusion Academy. In partnership with the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE), the academy aimed to help community-based organizations increase political participation of refugees and marginalized groups in Norway, Finland,…

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Inclusion Academy Explores Advocacy & Outreach

Ensuring the inclusion of refugees and migrants in the societies they have settled in is one of the current challenges facing European countries. In order to address this challenge, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, in partnership with the Open Society Initiative for Europe, has been hosting an Inclusion Academy during 2017. Currently in its first edition,…