Wednesday, 24th February 2010 from 9:30 a.m. to noon | Strasbourg, France

If you wish to attend the opening ceremony of the Fifth Plenary Assembly of the European Roma and Travellers Forum, please fill in the attached Media Accreditation Form and return it by e-mail ( or fax (+33 (0) 3 90 21 56 58) to the ERTF Secretariat as soon as possible but not later than 10 February 2010.

The ERTF Secretariat can provide you with any necessary communication and networking support available. We can also arrange for interviews with the ERTF leadership, national delegates and representatives from the international Roma NGOs.

Please note that ERTF cannot cover travel and accommodation cost for media representatives. However the ERTF Secretariat can provide you with a list of hotels in Strasbourg.

The European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF)  which has just marked its fifth year of partnership with the Council of Europe, continues to work towards improving the lives of all Roma throughout the world on a daily basis by addressing priority issues with the policy makers concerned.

The only organisation of its kind, the ERTF maximises its unique status by bringing together Europe’s main international Roma NGOs and more than 1,500 national Roma organisations from most Council of Europe member states, thereby providing a true and united voice for the Roma.

For further information please contact: 

European Roma and Travellers Forum c/o Council of Europe F – 67 075 Strasbourg 

Tel.: +33 (0)3 90 21 53 50 Fax: +33 (0)3 90 21 56 58 Email:

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