Open Your Eyes: Anti-Gypsyism Conference in Vienna


The International Youth Conference on Anti-Gypsyism called “Putren le jakha! – Open your eyes!” takes place in Vienna from 10 to 16 November 2014.

During the days of the conference, the Vienna based NGO “Romano Centro” is organising a broad range of different formats, where young activists aged between 16 and 30 years can participate and exchange their ideas and plan activities. About 70 participants from 11 countries will participate and contribute to this platform on Anti-Gypsyism and Anti-Racism. The aim of this year’s conference is to strengthen the commitment against racism and discrimination, as well as to develop possible counter-strategies.


The conference is the first on on this topic in Austria and the expected results will be presented at a public event called “RAISE YOUR VOICES” on 14 November 2014, 7 pm at Brunnenpassage/Vienna.

Have a look at the detailed program of the conference and the public event.