Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance "Amalipe"

combating anti-Roma stereotypes among young people

About Us

Amalipe logo engAmalipe - Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance is a leading Roma organization, working for the equal integration of Roma in Bulgarian Society. The organization plays a central role in organizing a Roma civic movement and advocating for Roma integration within the state institutions. Amalipe is a member of the National Council for Cooperation on Ethnic and Demographic Issues (from 2006 to present) and the Consultative Council for Educational Integration within the Ministry of Education and itplays an active role in the work of both councils. The organization is also member of the Board of Center for Educational Integration of Children and Students from the Ethnic Minorities: branch of theMinistry of Education that implements Roma integration activities in the education field. The Chairman of the organization Deyan Kolev waselected as a representative of Roma NGOs in the Monitoring Committee of Human Resources Development Operational Program. Amalipe is also the only Roma NGO approved for observer in the Monitoring Committee of the National Strategic Reference Framework. Furthermore, Amalipe is the only NGO from Bulgaria that takes part in the work of the European Roma Platform.