Romani Early Years Network – REYN

No more lost Romani and Traveller generations

He is 10 years old and smiling proudly: ‘I can read!’  He has just read his first reading card. The card consists of a short story made up of a few simple sentences. This is enough to give him the experience of reading and the motivation to learn more letters in order to read more. […]

On January 27th, 1945, the Soviet army entered the Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp and liberated the last survivors of possibly the most tragic period of human history. During the Holocaust, more than one million lives ended in Auschwitz, including an estimated 20,000 Roma. The sadness of this story is compounded when we recognize that […]

In late 2007 the European Court of Human Rights emitted a spark of optimism for Romani activists around Europe. The historic ruling in the case of D.H. and Others v. the Czech Republic, confirmed a number of key principles of non-discrimination in education which were expected to shape inclusion policies throughout Europe. The case, featuring […]


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, […]