During 16 days of women activism, in the period from 01st to 05th of December 2017, representatives of the Center for Roma Initiatives organized and held three meetings with the representatives of the Coalition, the Security Center of Niksic and the Center for Social Work Niksic. At the aforementioned meetings, where there were a total of 16 representatives of the mentioned institutions / coalition, current project and future planned activities were presented, the significance of the work of the coalition and the cooperation of the Center for Roma Initiatives with the Center for Security and the Center for Social Work. The biggest barriers faced by officials in the cases of the Roma and Egyptian communities were presented, and it was mentioned that one of the most significant is the language barrier.
The present representatives pointed out that it was necessary to work on the mutual exchange of information on the work of the members of the coalition; concrete recommendations were given on the joint organization of actions by the institutions and the Center for Roma Initiatives.
The mentioned meetings were organized within the project “For active inclusion and rights of Roma Women in the Western Balkans II”, which is being conducted in cooperation with CARE international and with the financial support of the Austrian Development Cooperation.