EU award

EU Award for Roma Integration in the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019

Fri, 25.01.2019 - 13:35

25/01/2019

It is with great pleasure that I announce the launch of the EU Award for Roma Integration in the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019 “Unknown Heroes” dedicated to Roma women who have brought significant improvements to their communities.

The award is open to individuals who are: Roma grassroots women and alternatively Roma women in civil society organizations who are resident in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Serbia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey. The award is open to applications directly from individuals and nominations from a relevant group of individuals, international organizations, civil society organizations and public authorities established/active in one of the enlargement countries.

The award winners will receive a financial award and attend a study visit to the European institutions in Brussels, Belgium, on the occasion of the EU Roma Week 18-21 March 2019. The award is funded by European Union IPA funds and implemented by Roma Active Albania (RAA).

The deadline for application is 15 February 2019, 23:59 Brussels time.

Submission of applications shall be via e-mail in the address: Application_EU_Award_2019@raa.al. The title of the email must contain the initials of the applicant and the country of origin.

Submission of nominations shall be via e-mail in the address: Nomination_EU_Award_2019@raa.al. The title of the email must contain the acronym of the nominator, initials of the nominee and the country of origin.

Applications and nominations, along with the supporting documents, can also be sent by post at the address: Roma Active Albania - Rr. “YlbereBylykbashi”; P. 25; Shk. 2; Ap. 4; Tirana, Albania. In this case, only the applications/nominations received within the deadline by Roma Active Albania will be considered. Applications arriving by post later than the set deadline shall not be considered for evaluation.

For more information, please refer to the attached documents or the European Commission neighbourhood and enlargement website: https://ec.europa.eu/neighbourhood-enlargement/news_corner/news/call-applications-now-open-eu-award-roma-integration-western-balkans-and-turkey-_en.

For updates, please consult the dedicated RAA Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/EU-Award-for-Roma-Integration-2019-777132985999986/.