Albania

Responsible organisation: Roma Active Albania (RAA).

Since Albania joined the Decade of Roma Inclusion, it adopted action plans, which stayed paper remedies. RAA campaign for “Local Partnership for Roma Inclusion” and encourages municipalties to look at each other’s approaches and results. The campaign explores what effects can be reached when communities and local administrations create a partnership to find solutions and commit to carry them out. It also wants to strengthen the capacity and presence of local Roma groups to keep an active eye on what their municipalities are doing. Mobilization and awareness raising actions are an indispensible part of the campaign, to create public support for positive action. The youth network of RAA is actively involved in the actions and the campaign.