Info for participants

1. Coordination
The coordination of the event is handled by ternYpe; however, a lot of responsibility remains in the member and partner organizations. For any questions, we therefore suggestion to first contact the national partner/member organizations. Or you can write to ternype@romayouth.com.

2. Registration
You can register directly in the list of the partner/member organization, or through the online registration

3. Profile of participants
Participants are young Roma and non-Roma, age 18 – 30 years, who are actively engaged in youth organizations and share the interest to fight stereotypes and antigypsyism, to learn about the Roma Genocide and to adovacte for its recognition. Some places will be also given to youth, minority, human rights and anti-racist organizations.

4.1 Selection of internal participants
Member and partner organizations of ternype have an agreed number of places for their group or country. Your participation will be confirmed by your partner organizations based on their amount of places.

4.2 Selection of external participants
If you apply independently or from any country without partner organizations, please wait for the confirmation of the ternYpe coordinators or of the national coordinators. Be aware that ternYpe cannot cover the accommodation and board for external participants; thus, there is a participation fee of 100 € (see below).

5. Language
There is no language criteria for participants. The main language of the event is English. Some sessions/workshops will in Romanes, or will be translated. Guided tours in Auschwitz-Birkenau will be in English, German, Spanish, Italian and Hungarian. If you have difficulties to understand these languages, make sure you find a partner/friend from your country to help you constantly with informal simultaneous translation / interpretation.

6. Costs
ternYpe covers the accommodation and board for a limited number of participants, as agreed with its partner organizations. Partners organizations/participants cover the international travel costs to Krakow and back. For external participants, the fee for accommodation and board for 5 nights (30.7.-04.08.) is 100 €. 

7. Travel
Rule: Travel costs are paid by partner organizations or participants!
Travel by group: Many partner organizations organize buses running from their country to Krakow. The buses leave on July 29 in order to arrive on July 30 in the morning/until noon. Most buses depart on August 3rd at 8pm in order to arrive on August 4th to the home destination.
Independent travel: If you organize independently your travel, make sure that you arrive on July 30 before 4pm. Departur can be August 3rd at night, or on August 4th.

8. Program
please find the following program parts online (section will be constantly updated):
-Program
-Youth Remembrance Event
-International Conference on Remembrance and Holocaust Education

9. Prepare Yourself!
-What can you find out about the Roma Genocide in your country?
-How is the memory about the genocide in your local community, in your family, in Roma community?
-Share your information with other participants from your group
-Share your expectations with other participants from your group
-Watch a movie or short film about the genocide

10. What to bring along
-materials about the Roma Genocide in your country
-booklet, films, leaflets or creative forms to present your youth initiatives, organizations
-poetry, music, literature etc you want to share/present in a cultural evening event
-foto and film camera to document the experience for yourself

11. And what about after the event?
-share the experience at home with family, friends and local youth group or even public;
-use the documentary short film about the event to promote the experience;
-research about the Roma Genocide in your local community;
-engage in grassroots activities and maybe the future ternYpe campaign in order to fight for a social change in Europe combating stereotypes and antigpysyism;
-organize a local event or workshop about the topic;
-share your experiences and activism with others through facebook, twitter and social media.