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11 Jul 2020

Interview: Orhan Usein, Leader of Roma Integration 2020 project, implemented by Regional Cooperation Council (RCC)

Orhan Usein, Head of Office

Orhan Usein, Head of Office

"The Poznan declaration represent a set of basic questions that many take for granted, but for Roma minority these are often unattainable categories: employment opportunities, access to education, health care, housing in decent conditions and legal settlements, with access to drinking water and sanitation, civil registration and non-discrimination. A year ago, the governments in the region committed to work, with us as partners, to meet the goals of the Declaration, which starts from the essential assumption that all human beings must be free and equal, which is not the case in practice, especially with Roma," said Orhan Usein, Leader of Roma Integration 2020 project, amogst other things, in his interview for Novi magazin.

The full interview is available in the document, and the video is available on the link below.




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