Esma Redžepova-Teodosievska (Macedonian: Есма Реџепова-Теодосиевска Macedonian pronunciation:(8 August 1943 - 11 December 2016) was a Macedonian vocalist, songwriter, and humanitarian of Romani ethnicity. Because of her prolific repertoire, which includes hundreds of songs, and because of her contribution to Roma culture and its promotion, she is nicknamed Queen of the Rroma .
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NGO representatives, school principals, youth and parents defended the Scholarship program for Roma high school students, presented concrete examples of how minimal support may increase significantly the number of Roma enrolled in secondary schools and explained why it is of interest to all Bulgarian citizens. This happened during the parallel conferences, organized on Wednesday, October 26 at10.00 in the clubs of BTA in Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo, Pleven, Shumen, Plovdiv and Stara Zagora.
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Strasbourg, 01.09.2016 - Today, Valeriu Nicolae, a Romanian Roma, has taken up the post of Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) of the Council of Europe for Roma Issues.
"It is a great honour and responsibility for me to join the team of the Secretary General," said Nicolae. "I very much look forward to working for the Council of Europe and in particular with the SRSG Roma Support Team and continue advancing the human rights agenda in the Council of Europe member states."
"Since 1999, I have been closely following the development of the legal framework and the practical work carried out by the Council of Europe, seeking for solutions for the social inclusion of Roma and vulnerable groups at the grassroots level. I strongly believe in working together with member States and in building strategic alliances with all Council of Europe partners to achieve inclusive and open societies that respect human rights for all."