Romani Early Years Network – REYN

No more lost Romani and Traveller generations


During the last week of January, the Romani Early Years Network Croatia provided members of REYN International – early childhood practitioners, activists and experts from Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovenia, Serbia, Ukraine, Kosovo, Czech Republic and the Netherlands – with a unique opportunity to see the results of their work. Today, reflecting on the study visit and […]

Group PIC

Following the success of the 2015 “Building a Roma Living Library” in Milan, Italy, in September 2015 we are happy to announce a new opportunity for REYN members to participate in this innovative training. The latest “Building a Roma Living Library” training will take place on January 26th – 29th, 2016, in Skopje, Macedonia, as […]

Diversity Roma

Embracing Diversity – Creating Equitable Societies through Personal Transformation Under the auspices of ISSA and the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s (BVLF) partnership project, “Capacity Building of Roma Supporting Partners”, ISSA Senior Program Manager Zorica Trikic, and Professor Jelena Vranjesevic from the University of Belgrade delivered training on “Embracing Diversity – Creating Equitable Societies through Personal […]

Bulgraia REYN

Practitioners and experts from Bulgaria and Macedonia gathered at a peer-learning seminar in Sofia on 29-30 September 2015 to exchange experiences and share best practices in the field of early childhood development for children from vulnerable groups. Each year the International Step by Step Association (ISSA) supports and facilitates learning amongst the association’s membership under […]


ISSA is delighted to welcome a new Program Manager and REYN coordinator Stanislav Daniel. You can read Stanislav’s biography on ISSA’s website And his first contribution to the REYN blog below Books change lives, including their own Some weeks ago I had a chance to attend an international training in use of the living libraries, […]