The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) is organising a training on advocacy skills which will be held on the 10 and 11 December from 9:30-15:30 at the Maison Notre Dame Du Chant d’Oiseau, Centre de Formation, Avenue des Franciscains 3a, 1150 Brussels.

The training is for Roma activists and it aims to:

  • Improve the advocacy skills of Roma to enable them to be involved in the implementation of the National Roma Integration Strategies (NRIS) as well as in anti-discrimination and social inclusion policies at European, national and local level
  • Inform Roma organisations and representatives about the different types of EU funds, how to apply and how to effectively use them for the successful integration of Roma;
  • Inform about relevant EU developments such as the EU Framework, the NRIS and the Council recommendation in order to be exploited within advocacy activities.

The training will be in English. To access the draft agenda, please click here. Please note that the registration deadline is 8 December; registration is possible by email ( or phone (+32 2 733 34 62).