This month, Policy Center for Roma and Minorities is recruiting teachers for the third year of Debate House, a project that promotes multiculturalism, active citizenship and human and minority rights in Romania through the involvement of middle school and high school teachers and students in a series of seminars and
The Ferentari ghetto in Bucharest is notorious for its socio-economic conditions. One of the worst ghettoes is the one near School no. 136. Children growing up in this neighborhood experience subhuman living conditions.
Currently Romania faces a high need for public debate, but in contrast with what is seen on TV. Most of the debates broadcasted tend be either too political or too glossy, and are usually subject to heavy influence from the owners of the media institutions. These debates almost never touch sensitive issues for the Romanian society like racism, discrimination, exclusion, extremist nationalism, representation of minorities and secularism.
Active Citizens is a global program of British Council that is being developed in the field of intercultural dialogue and education for active citizenship that was launched in 2009 in the United Kingdom and in eight regions from Africa and Asia.