Current projects

In this section you can find more information about the European projects that are currently being carried out in the Drom Kotar Mestipen, as well as those that have already been carried out.

Since practically our beginnings, we have participated in European competitive calls projects, to contribute to overcoming the triple exclusion suffered by Roma women (by gender, ethnicity, and educational level).

The work carried out in some of the European projects that we have coordinated has been recognized by the European Commission through different distinctions such as the Gold Award Grundtvig, Success Story or Good Practice Example.

Coordinated European projects

Project Funded by the Erasmus+ programme (2017-2019)

The objectives of the project were to contribute to the increase of the social inclusion of young Roma women in Europe, based on the creation of an…

“Expanding Roma women’s access to non-formal and informal learning validation systems”. Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission and involving seven partners from different European countries (2012-2014).
Coordinator: Drom Kotar Mestipen.

“Roma inclusion through successful quality educational experiences”. Funded with the support of the European Commission in the framework of the LifeLong Learning Programme (2012-2013).
Coordinator: Drom Kotar Mestipen.

EducaRom

Educarom

“Educational materials for adults: the Roma community” Funded by the European Union Socrates Programme Grundtvig Action 1 (2005-2007).
Coordinator: Drom Kotar Mestipen.

(Español) rtransform

(Español) El proyecto rtransform nace del primer Congreso Internacional de Mujeres Gitanas, realizado por la entidad en el 2010, compartimos con las más de 300 mujeres gitanas allí presentes, los Encuentros de Estudiantes Gitanas de Cataluña y el impacto de éstos. Este proyecto está llevando las "Trobadas" a distintos puntos de Europa, Hungría, Grecia, Bulgaria y Reino Unido, obteniendo gran impacto en las mujeres, niñas e incluso a nivel político.

Rtransform

European projects as partners

Oed

Outreach, Empowerment, Diversity” Project funded with the support of the European Commission within the Lifelong Learning Programme- Grundtvig”.

Coordinator: European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA).

A step forward “Empowering young people and women from local Roma Communities”. From local Roma Communities” Largely funded through the European Commission’s DAPHNE programme (2013- 2015).
Coordinator: Amalipe.

ms4row

Ms4row

A mentoring system for Roma women and their professional and educational path”
The MS4ROW project is a European project funded mostly through the Lifelong Learning Program of the European Commission (2013-2015).

Coordinator: Cik Trebnje (Slovenia).

Promoting Roma people’s access to lifelong learning, vocational training and labour market programmes through family training in primary schools” Part of the LifeLong Learning Programme. Funded with the support of the European Commission.

Gender Mainstreaming in Roma Education” LifeLong Learning Programme funded with the support of the European Commission (2013-2015).

Coordinator: Unión Romaní.

Implementing Dissemination, Empowerment, Diversity project for a more inclusive and equal society”. Funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission (2016-2018).

Coordinator: European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA).

Overcoming inequalities in schools and learning communities: innovative education for a new century Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) (2015- 2017). EU Horizon 2020.
Coordinator: Rovira i Virgili University.

Collaborations

“Roma Women and the Labour Market” National R&D&I Plan. Interministerial Commission for Science and Technology. Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs Women’s Institute (2003-2004).

“The Creation of New Occupational Patterns for Cultural Minorities: The Gypsy Case” The project is part of the Fifth Programme of the European Commission, specifically the programme Improving the Socioeconomic Knowledge Base (2001-2004).

Mestipenromi

Mestipen Romi

“Roma women and associations in Spain. Challenges and contributions”. National R&D&I Plan. Interministerial Commission for Science and Technology. Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs/Women’s Institute (2004-2006).