Information 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 of ternYpe.

3. Profile of participants:
We are looking for young Roma and non-Roma participants, 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. Selection
ternYpe can finance a limited amount of places (300-350) which are distributed among all partner organizations. Your participation will be confirmed by your partner organizations based on their amount of places. If you apply independently or from any country without partner organizations, please wait for the confirmation of the

ternYpe coordinators.

5. Language
The main language of the event is English. Some sessions/workshops will probably be in Romanes. 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. Program
please find the following program parts online:

-Programm of the 4 days: 31.07.-03.08.
-Workshops during the youth event in Krakow
-Program of the public conference on August 1st
-Program of the

visit and commemoration in Auschwitz-Birkenau

8. 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

9. 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 yourself

10. 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.