Project Title: "Fighting Discrimination and Anti – Gypsyism in Education and Employment in EU"

31 Mar 2016

Partner in the consortium of European Daphne Program entitled: "Fighting discrimination and anti - Gypsyism in education and employment in EU" (PAL), JUST / 2014 / RDIS / AG / DISC.

Duration: 2016 – 2018


al Project co-funded by the Rights, Equality & Citizenship Programme of the European Union. It aims to develop a comprehensive approach and endorse a number of goals in education, employment in order to speed up Roma Integration and support the implementation of national Roma inclusion strategies and the Council Recommendation of Roma Integration.

• Fighting discrimination and anti-Gypsyism
• Enhancing multi-stakeholder cooperation
• Promoting common democratic values, strengthening fundamental rights and consolidating the rule of law are horizontal concerns for the participant countries
• Debating the way forward for the European network for Roma socialInclusion
• Developing capacities for Roma participation at regional and local level
• Developing data and information on forms, approaches, challenges of Roma participation
• Raising awareness among relevant stakeholders concerning the need to assure annual access to education and employment
• Training and transfering 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.

• 2 awareness Raising Conferences with more than 200 participants
• 1 Common EU Community Prevention Policy
• 27 Push education events with more than 1220 participants
• 34 training of trainers courses with 680 trainers
• 18 workshops/9 seminars for training of Romani people with more than 1900participants
• 2 Common toolkits, one for education and one for employment support
• 20 roundtables 400 participants.

PAL project is divided into two macro areas that run in parallel: activities related to employment and activities related to education.

Activities related to employment:
• Integrated approach for the current situation and the possibilities of specific employment for Roma people in EU
• Awareness Raising International Roma Integration Campaign 'Employ Me!' for popularization of the equal opportunities in employment services inEU
• Training of trainers online (360 trained people)
• Push Employment Opportunities Events about the employment rights and possibilities (1800 participants)

Activities related to education:
• Integrated approach for the current situation and the possibilities of specific educational programme for second chance education
• Awareness Raising International Roma Integration Campaign 'It's not late' for popularization of the benefits of education
• Online training Courses for teachers (320 trained)
• Push education Training consisted of Children Socialization exercises and Group Building days (1220 participants)

Common activities:
• Promotion activities at local level (Info days), newsletters, press release, posters, brochures etc.
• Preparation and presentation of anti-discrimination model based on best practices and community prevention policy for Roma in EU.


                       co funded                                             


Aim of the Institute is the promotion of psychosocial development of individuals and groups, through a wide range of psychological assessments, therapeutic and counseling services. Ι.Ψ.Α. provides services to adults, families & couples, children & adolescents on individual and/ or group context:

  • Psychological & Intelligence Assessment
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Group Therapy
  • Family & Couple Therapy
  • Child & Adolescent Therapy
  • Vocational Guidance & Career Counseling


Get informed about our actions:

  • Experiential workshops
  • Actions to the community
  • Training programs