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29 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 17490)  

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Title Press conference in Serbia 
Description Presentation to the Media of the Dosta! awareness raising campaign as well as initial plans and activities to take place at national level.

- Original Location: Belgrade, Serbia (S&M) 
Status Completed 
Date 28/02/2007 
Location Belgrade, Serbia
Countries CoE Members: Serbia
  Joint Programme Activity - SEE-Roma
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP SEE-Roma - Advancing equality, tolerance and peace: Equal rights and treatment for Roma - EIDHR    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2005/DG3/JP/1629   SEE-Roma - Developing monitoring and communication tools of national programmes for Roma in South East Europe
Expected Result 1.1 - Monitoring reports produced by interministerial commissions are improved
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Social Cohesion
Line of Action ⇒ IV.1 – Ensuring social cohesion
Programme ☆ IV.1.6  Roma and Travellers
Project 2004/DG3/56 Develop and Follow-Up the Implementation of National Policies for Roma and Travellers
Expected Result 6 Strategies/action plans for Roma are transparent and visible through improved communication channels and the awareness-raising campaign has contributed to improve the image of Roma

Working Method

Needs Assessment 
Directorate (Service) Social Cohesion (Roma and Travellers Division)
CoE Contact D'ALESSANDRO, Ivana   email
Partners European Commission - International Governmental Organisation
Web Pages
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1 http://www.coe.int/t/dg3/romatravellers  
Last Modified 29/06/2007 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 17490) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) To present the Dosta! Awareness raising campaign's activities and communication material to Media. Official launch of the Dosta! campaign TV spot and distribution of the Dosta! campaign video-kit. 
Output/Results A great number of Media, including national TV stations attended the Press conference which took place at the Media CENTAR. The Dosta! campaign activities and communication material were presented to Media, including the TV spot. TV stations requested copies of the BETA SP TV spot and offered to air it. The Head of the Agency for Minority Rights, as well as the Roma representatives, and the campaign manager delivered interview to the Press. 
Conclusions/Follow Up The echos of the press conference in Media was satisfactory, with several TV reports and news' articles in written press such as in:
Danas (Daily) February 24, 2007 Page 6
TV Kosava Telemaster February 28, 2007
Danas (Daily) March 1, 2007 Page 7
24 sata (Daily) March 1, 2007 Page 4
Blic (Daily) March 1, 2007 Page 11
Politika (Daily) March 1, 2007 Page 12
Pregled (Daily) March 1, 2007 Page 4
Press (Daily) March 1, 2007 Page 11

As a consequence of the press conference, the idea of launching a radio spot was taken into consideration, after Radio B92 offer to air such a radio spot; the radio spot is therefore under preparation. 
Participants 19 Media agencies, TV stations and written press from Serbia; 8 Roma media; UNHCR, OSCE, Mr. Petar Ladjevic, Head of the Agency for Human and Minority rights; Mr. Ljuan Koka, Director of the National Strategy for Roma Secretariat; National Roma Council and European Roma and Travellers Forum 
CoE Secretariat Ivana D'Alessandro, Denis Huber 
Total No. Participants 39 
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