First European Congress of Roma in Sports in Croatia29 March 2010

The World Organisation of Roma in co-operation with the FARE network will organise the first European congress of Roma in sports „Football against racism, discrimination and poverty“ from 29 – 30 March 2010 in Zagreb. The World Organization of Roma will be solely responsible for the organisation of the event.

The conference will discuss best practice examples and initiatives that contribute to the overcoming of Roma discrimination and racism with an emphasis on initiatives in the field of football. Additionally the conference focuses on networking of regional and international players and stakeholders, such as the Croatian football federation, Roma activists from the Western Balkans and FARE.