Sofia. A national conference themed ”Integration of Roma people in Bulgaria” will be held at the National Assembly on Monday, 7 April 2014 at 9:30 am, the press centre of the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (CEDB) party announced.
The event is organised by an association called Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria and by the Hans Seidel Foundation.
International Roma Day on the 8th of April is an international day to celebrate Roma culture and reflect on issues facing Roma communities. To mark Roma Nation Day the Institute of Sociology and Social Policy will be holding a short film screening and discussion on Roma school segregation in Europe, which will focus on the causes of segregation and strategies to challenge it. The film is titled: Our School and was directed and produced by Mona Nicoara.
On February 27, 2014 at the Hall of District Administration there was a meeting of the Regional Council on Ethnic and Integration Issues in Veliko Tarnovo and Conference for the development of Municipal plans for Roma Integration 2014-2020. The conference was a joint initiative of the Regional Administration - Veliko Tarnovo and Amalipe Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance.