The Roma Education Fund, an international organization based in Budapest, Hungary, supporting quality education for Roma children, seeks a full time country facilitator for Hungary to provide support to organizations requesting and implementing REF financed projects and to help in the coordination of REF country program in Hungary. The candidate should possess the following:
The Roma Education Fund’s Scholarship Program (REF SP) offers scholarships for Roma students at the university level. Roma who are eligible for the scholarship are citizens or permanent residents of one of the Program countries and will have been accepted at state-accredited universities in their home country or country of residence, pursuing their studies for Bachelor, Master or Doctorate degree.
The Board and Executive Director of the Roma Education Fund wish to thank Dan Pavel Doghi for his service as National Director of REF Romania. Effective August 1, Dan will continue his work as Higher Education Program Manager at REF Headquarters in Budapest, overseeing implementation of REF’s tertiary education Scholarship Program.
Over 50 former and current beneficiaries of REF's Law and Humanities Program gathered in Chisinau, Moldova on July 9-10, 2015 for an annual conference, to discuss about Roma culture, identity, and Roma youth's civic participation in the region.
REF Executive Director Judit Szira has indicated her intention to step down as Executive Director of REF in 2016. The Board of REF-CH would like to express our gratitude to Judit for her many years of dedicated service.
The Roma Education Fund’s newly appointed Chair, Andrzej Mirga, will join a panel of high-level representatives in a debate on Combating Discrimination as a Root Cause of Roma Marginalisation on June 16 at Palais de Nations in Geneva at 11 am. Istvàn Lakatos, Deputy Permanent Observer of the Council of Europe to the UN Office in Geneva, will moderate the event. For more details click here.
On June 15, 2015, UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Rita Izsak presented her Comprehensive Study of the Human Rights Situation of Roma Worldwide, with a Particular Focus on the Phenomenon of Anti-Gypsyism. She presented the report to the Human Rights Council at its 29th Session.
The Roma Education Fund Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that the updated Application Guidelines of Roma International Scholar Program (RISP) for the academic year 2015-2016 are now available and accessible here.
Montenegro Roma Education Fund Representative Office in Montenegro Fondacija Obrazovanja Roma Address: Trg Nezavisnosti 1, 81000 Podgorica, Crna Gora/Montenegro Tel. +382 67 557 005 email: email@example.com
Serbia Roma Education Fund Representative Office in the Republic of Serbia Romski Obrazovni Fond Address; Zahumska 14 Room 415 11000 Belgrade, Serbia tel: 00 381 11 2401-911, ext. 253 and 254 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Slovakia Roma Education Fund branch office in Slovakia „Nadácia Rómsky vzdelávací fond – organizačná zložka zahraničnej nadácie Roma Education Fund – Roma Oktatási Alap“ Levočská 4 Prešov, Slovakia 08001 tel.: +421 51 7754114 email: email@example.com