Romania has at present the most developed system of mediation in Roma communities, with several hundred school mediators and healthcare mediators employed in different types of public institutions in all counties. The Romanian experience in this field has been the basis of the endeavors carried out in the last ten years in this field by the Council of Europe and has also been exploited within the VET4ROMA project through the elaboration, by the specialists of our organizations, of professional training modules for mediators, which have been used within several courses organized in Belgium, Italy, Serbia and Spain.
Between the 19th and 22nd of June 2015, the Intercultural Institute Timisoara and the Educational Assistance and Resources Centre âSperantaâ, with the support of the Ministry of Education and Scientific Research, organize a pilot training course for a group of school mediators in order to test a training and certification methodology regarding school mediatorsâ competences, in line with the national legal provisions in the field and the recommendation of the Council of Europe regarding mediation in Roma communities. The course is developed within the VET4ROMA project, co-financed by the European Commission.
Two organizations in Timisoara, the Intercultural Institute and the Educational Assistance and Resources Centre âSperantaâ collaborate with the civic Association âRadovi U Tokuâ in Novi Sad as partners within a European project focused on the training and certification of mediators working in Roma communities.
Timisoara Society will set up the Civic Journalism Award Oscar Berger, which will be awarded at the end of each year to a Romanian journalist by a Jury made up of representatives of the Romanian and foreign mass-media, announces Florian Mihalcea, the president of Timisoara Society.
The representatives of the City Hall presented Wednesday a short video to promote the city, including main touristic objectives such as the Cathedral, the Opera, Bega river and public squares. The specificity of the video is the fact that all these objectives are discovered during a bike ride in the city.
The NVO Skola Plus Association organises the international conference entitled âRomanian school without bordersâ with the Association of Teachers from the Banat and the Association of Caras-Severin County teachers between 7 and 8 July.
Artists protested by an on-line petition, street demonstrations and by wearing bow-ties in Romania because the new government had placed the institution operating as an umbrella organisation of Romanian cultural foreign representations, the network of Romanian Cultural Institutions under the senate.