2002 - 2003 IPF Fellow
Affiliation: Program Director, American Friends Service Committee, Budapest.
2002 - 2003: Roma minority political representation in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland
The objectives of the project are to examine the process of public policy formulation regarding the political representation of Roma in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland in the 1990s and evaluate international policy alternatives; define the role of informal and formal mechanisms and policy networks via an analysis of case studies and consultations with regional experts and practitioners; and write a research and policy paper for politicians, governments officials, and academics in relevant countries, international organizations such as ODIHR's Contact Point for Sinti and Roma in Europe of the OSCE, and Romani non-governmental organizations such as the Romani Union, Roma National Congress and Opre Roma.
Working groups: Comparative Studies, Human Rights Policy, Roma Policy
Relevant countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia