The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) is an international advocacy organization, which promotes political and public discussion on Roma issues by providing factual and in-depth information on a range of policy issues to the European Union institutions, Roma civil organizations, governmental authorities and intergovernmental bodies.ERIO aims at combating racist discrimination against Roma and at contributing to awareness raising on the problems faced by Roma communities. It advocates for the rights of Roma people, by designing and promoting policies which are oriented to the improvement of the socio-economic situation and social inclusion of Roma in
ERIO cooperates with a
network of a large
number of organizations and acts to combat racial discrimination and
exclusion through awareness raising, lobbying and policy development.
collaborates with a wide network of
Roma organisations throughout
Currently, ERIO is focusing on anti-discrimination policies in the fields of education, employment, health care and housing.
Notwithstanding the role ERIO plays in the advocacy of Roma rights at European level, ERIO does not aim at replacing any kind of Roma political representation. ERIO does not represent European Roma nor is in competition with other Roma organisations. ERIO, as an informational platform, ensures that the voice of European Roma is heard by the EU and governmental officials.
European Roma Information Office
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