Ethnic groups in Russia
Security in Eastern Europe is a growing concern among Romanians, while the number most worried by unemployment and low salaries has fallen slightly, a new poll has revealed.
Around 10 per cent of Romanians are worried about the possibility of a conflict in the region, compared to just 1.4 per cent one year ago, the report from INSCOP polling company said.
Bulgaria's Ministerial Council is planning to employ young Roma citizens to work as consultants for the National Roma Integration Strategy.
The National Roma Integration Strategy was ratified by the previous Bulgarian government, and falls within the auspices of the National Council for Cooperation on Ethnic and Integration Issues.
Serbia marked International Roma Day on April 8 with debates about the poor social and economic position of the Roma community and exhibitions about their culture.
Roma still most discriminated group in Serbia
BELGRADE -- Much has been done over the past years to improve the position of Roma, who, however, continue to face prominent discrimination, the equality commissioner says.
This minority is discriminated against when it comes to employment, education, health care and housing, Nevena Petrušić stated on Monday.
BELGRADE - One of the most famous Romani music bands, Les Tziganes Ivanovitch, will appear in Belgrade for the first time in 30 years to mark the International Romani Day with a concert at Sava Centar on April 8.
Dorin Cioaba, the self-proclaimed King of the Gypsies in Romania, says he is ready to take on the controverial tradition of marriages in the low teens.
The 43-year-old graduate in law has said that Roma should not get married until they are at least 16.