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The ternYpe European Youth Campaign stands up for mutual respect and responsibility of ALL in ONE society. We stand up against extremism, antigypsyism, racism, stigmatization and discrimination in Europe.  more information

ternYpe Academy

During its General Assembly in Bulgaria in November 2012, ternYpe decided to establish a joint international training plan, which contributes to the work of the member organizations, to the annual priorities of ternYpe, to the development of the network identity, the capacity-building of young activists, youth leaders, trainers and facilitators.

Roma Genocide

Marking the 70th anniversary of the remembrance day of the Roma Genocide on August 2, we gather 1.000 young Roma and non-Roma from all over the world. Remember the past, act in the present, and change the future! Come and join the “Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative”!


Yag Bari from Spain and Nakeramos from Spain were voted to be a full member organizations of ternYpe. Nevo Parudimos from Romania and Czulent Jewish youth organization from Poland were accepted as associated members. Congratulations!

Training-Course about Education on the Roma Holocaust, Resistance and Remembrance

The training-course aims to build the capacity of Roma and non-Roma educators and youth leaders, as well as their youth organizations in their work on remembrance, Holocaust and human rights education in order to challenge stereotypes, anti-Gypsyism and racism. The project gives special attention to the theme of Romani Resistance during World War II, as well as on the educational work with oral history and testimonies of survivors. It strives to enable young Roma activist and scholars to collect and/or analyse testimonies in order to produce knowledge about acts of resistance performed by Roma during the Holocaust and in its aftermath.


Remembrance-cover - PRESS RELEASE - “EDUCATION FOR REMEMBRANCE OF THE ROMA GENOCIDE: SCHOLARSHIP, COMMEMORATION AND THE ROLE OF YOUTH” edited by Anna Mirga-Kruszelnicka, Esteban Acuña C. and Piotr Trojański; Libron (2015).

On August the 2nd of 2014 ternYpe International Roma Youth Network gathered over 1,000 young Roma and non-Roma from 25 countries to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Roma Holocaust. The event – Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative “Dikh he na bister” (Look and don’t forget) – was the biggest commemorative event of the Roma Holocaust in history. Never before had so many people gathered in one place to reflect on collectively shared history and discuss its importance for Roma people today. 

European Parliament recognizes 2 August as the European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

europeanparliamentApril 15, 2015 marked a historical moment. The European Parliament voted with an overwhelming majority to finally adopt a resolution which recognizes “the historical fact of the genocide of Roma that took place during World War II” and concludes “that a European day should be dedicated to commemorating the victims of the genocide of the Roma during World War II.” Of huge importance is the fact that this resolution also “underlines the need to combat anti-Gypsyism at every level and by every means, and stresses that this phenomenon is an especially persistent, violent, recurrent and commonplace form of racism.”

Roma Genocide Survivor and Young Roma Activists meet Members of the European Parliament

40 Roma youth activists from around Europe and 90-year old Roma Genocide survivor Raymond Gurême met the Members of the European Parliament Soraya Post, Damian Draghici, Barbara Lochbihler and Péter Niedermüller in Brussels to address the importance of the recognition of the Roma Genocide and August 2 as Remembrance Day, as well as to stress the capacity and role of young Roma in their communities and the need for investment into Roma youth structures.

WorkingBreakfast (1)The Working Breakfast of Young Roma with Members of the European Parliament allowed small groups of young people to address and discuss with the MEP their thoughts, personal experiences and proposals regarding the situation of Roma especially youth in Europe today. Raymond Gurême, who survived the Roma Genocide during WWII and fought in the French Resistance, shared his testimony, as well as the unresolved incidence from September 2014, where he was brutally beaten by French policemen in his own home.

Seminar on Remembrance and Holocaust Education on the Roma Genocide

This “Seminar on Remembrance and Holocaust Education on the Roma Genocide” gathers 40 representatives of partner organizations, educational multipliers and youth activists in order to share experiences and practices, to work on the development of educational methods, tools and strategies, and to develop and coordinate future educational and advocacy actions.  The seminar takes place in the framework of the Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative of ternYpe International Roma Youth Network and a broad partnership of civil society organizations.

The seminar addresses the question how to empower young Roma to have a voice to become key agents of change, and to foster solidarity among young people! Moreover, the seminar creates a space for the participants to discuss about their vision for a different and just Europe. The participants discuss in the seminar, how young Roma and non-Roma can build a European culture based on respect, dialogue, human rights and equal opportunities. How can we create space for young people to become active citizens through empowerment, mobilization, self-organization and participation? It shall be discussed during the seminar how the wider official recognition of the Roma Genocide in Europe and the formal establishment of August 2nd as the memorial day of the Roma Genocide can be addressed in the civic educational work.

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Roma Youth Summit 2010

The Roma Genocide 2010


May 16, 2015
Paris, Budapest
April 15, 2015
Brussels, Belgium
Vienna, Austria
Krakow/Auschwitz, Poland

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