Please be informed that the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published new vacancy notices on its website:

Roma Democratic Development Association SONCE (RDDA Sonce) is a civil society organization, well established on national and international level, actively participating in the civic and democratic integration,

An Online Course for Practitioners and Activists in Human Rights, Public Health and Development Organizations and Movements. Applications are due December 18, 2009.

A final assessment of a four-year regional initiative aiming at fostering policy change in order to overcome discrimination towards ethnic minorities and protect their rights


Date: 16 November 2009
Location: Budapest (Hungary) – Novotel Budapest Centrum, Rákóczi út 43-45.
Organised by the Council of Europe’s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)

Create a video short that completes the phrase "Democracy is..." The Prize

United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy: Project proposals should be submitted on-line between 16 November 2009 and 31 December 2009. Only on-line applications in either English or French will be accepted.

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), as part of the Special Initiative of the Swedish Government to strengthen democratization and freedom of expression, is extending grant support to NGOs, individuals and other civil society organizations in developing countries.

2-4 September 2010, Helsinki - The 9th International Conference on Romani Linguistics (9ICRL) is scheduled for Thursday, September 2 through Saturday, September 4, 2010 at the Research Institute for the Languages of Finland (Kotus, in the centre of Helsinki).