Yevhen Bystrytsky: “We will Encourage the Development of Roma Self-Governance Bodies in the Transcarpathian region”

Roma Self-Governance Bodies

Yesterday, on August 1, was held a working visit to the Human Rights Fund “Progress” by Executive Director of IF “Renaissance” Yevhen Bystrytsky and Roma Program Initiative Director Olga Zhmurko. In the meeting were discussed the key aspects in the creation of Roma Self-Governance Bodies in the Transcarpathian region and building a constructive dialogue with local authorities.

During meetings with the leaders of the Roma settlements in Mukachevo district Yevhen Bystrytsky expressed full support for the Roma in their intention to solve community problems through their own efforts, and to find the ways of cooperation with the local authorities as well as with other leaders of Roma communities in Transcarpathian region.

The press center of the Human Rights Fund “Progress”

PS: The project “Empowering Roma communities of Mukachevo district in decision making at the local level” is implemented by Human Rights Fund “Progress” with the support of Roma program initiative of the International “Renaissance” Foundation.