SAR representative participated in the “Countering Fear, the Security Mindset, and ‘Othering’ of Roma” working meeting

TTF-RIO meeting in BudapestSAR representative Adriana Iordache participated in the “Countering Fear, the Security Mindset, and ‘Othering’ of Roma” working meeting organized by Roma Initiatives Office and Think Tank Fund of Open Society Foundations,  from July 14-15, 2014. The event took place at the Council of Europe European Youth Centre in Budapest, Hungary and brought together more than 40 independent researchers, members of think tanks in the region and roma rights activists. The overall purpose of the working meeting was to foster communication and experience exchange among policy researchers and Roma advocates. In doing so, the workshop has served as an opportunity for participants to identify and discuss the challenges and opportunities when it comes to communications and advocacy strategies within the current social and political environments, as well as potential collaboration among think tanks and Roma organizations.

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