“Fighting discrimination and anti-Gypsyism in Education and Employment in ΕU ”(PAL)

The Development Agency of Eastern Thessaloniki’s Local Authorities, ANATOLIKI SA participates as partner in the European project: JUST/2014/RDIS/AG/DISC/8115 “Fighting discrimination and anti-Gypsyism in Education and Employment in ΕU” (PAL) of DG Justice of the European Union.

Aims of the project

The project PAL is aiming to develop a comprehensive approach and endorse a number of goals in education and employment in order to speed up Roma Integration and support the implementation of National Roma Inclusion strategies and the Council Recommendation of Roma Integration.

The project aims to support Roma youth participation of different levels, by gathering qualitative data about approaches and practices of Roma youth and supporting initiatives where Roma participation is key to long-term change.

The Specific objectives of the project involve:
1) Fighting discrimination and anti-Gypsyism
2) Enhancing multi-stakeholder cooperation
3) Promoting common democratic values, strengthening fundamental rights and consolidating the rule of law are horizontal concerns for the participant countries
4) Debating the way forward for the European network for Roma social Inclusion
5) To develop capacities for Roma participation at regional and local level
6) To develop data and information on forms, approaches, challenges of Roma participation
7) To raise awareness among relevant stakeholders concerning the need to assure annual access to education and employment
8) To train and transfer skills on desegregation to trainers and other stakeholders at grassroots levels in order to achieve Roma’ children and youth integration in education and employment process

Budget Project: 1.276.383,00 €
Start :
1/2016, End: 12/2017.
Leader partner
UC Limburg, vzw (UCLL), Belgium
19 partners from nine (9) countries: Greece (3), France (1), Spain (3), Belgium (1), Hungary (2), Slovenia (2),Italy (3), Czech Republic (3) Romania (1) and four associate partners from Greece, Croatia, Turkey and Albania.

For more information  Pal Project – PAL Network

1st Newsletter (October 2016) 

2nd Newsletter (November 2016)

3rd Newsletter (December 2016) 

4th Newsletter (January 2017) 

5th Newsletter (February 2017) 

6th Newsletter (March 2017) 

7th Newsletter (April 2017) 

8th Newsletter (May 2017) 

9th Newsletter (June 2017) 

10th Newsletter (July 2017) 

11th Newsletter (August 2017) 

12th Newsletter (September 2017) 

13th Newsletter (October 2017) 

14th Newsletter (November 2017) 

15th Newsletter (December 2017) 

Promotional video presenting the problems of Romani employment in 2 minutes based on the results of the project’s research

Promotional video «PAL The Colours of Europe» providing information on the current situation of the Roma based on the results of the project’s research

Promotional short video entitled “What is PAL doing?”  presenting the project aims and objectives

Video of the Good Practices for Romani Employment in Greece that was presented by Anatoliki S.A. to the “Employ Me“ campaign

Analysis on Roma Current Situation in Education & Employment in 8 EE countries, 2016 

Analysis of The Main Trends in the Recent Case Law

Analysis of data collected and research finalization



Short Community Prevention Policy

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