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We stand for all young children and families impacted by the war in Ukraine

From the first day of the war in Ukraine, the ISSA Network mobilized itself to respond to this horrendous crisis. We are in regular contact with our member organizations in Ukraine, which continue to work on behalf of young children,...

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Latest news and Blogs

22-11-2022
The Romani Early Years Network was established in 2012 as an initiative of ISSA in partnership and with financial support from the Roma 'Kopaçi' Initiatives at the Open Society...
21-11-2022
Since the start of the war in Ukraine, at least twelve million people have been forced to flee their homes According to the BBC, seven million people are thought to be displaced...
17-10-2022
After two years of online meetings, REYN (the Romani Early Years Network) met again in person in Barcelona, Spain From Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st 2022, representatives from...
11-10-2022
"You are welcome, we want you there As a parent, you can join whenever it suits you” This is the message that community worker Aslihan Kaplan and parenting support worker Cara...
12-7-2022
Human language is much more than a means of communicating — it creates a sense of belonging Children learn very early that the language they speak identifies them as a member...
08-6-2022
In the period between the end of 2021 and spring 2022, National REYNs conducted research in their own countries on the situation of Roma families with young children (REYN...

Latest Resources

Blighted Lives: Romani Children in State Care

This five-country wide round of research into the situation of Roma children in state care marks the latest in a decade-long series of interventions by the European Roma Rights Centre. The research covers four EU Member States: Bulgaria, the Czech...

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