News Archive 2016

Community Action: 2-day Workshop: “Unity and Diversity of Konik Settlement Communities”

The Help Office in Podgorica in cooperation with the RAE Council of the camp, Association of Women in Konik, Local Community Unit Konik and local footbal club Ribnica, have organized 2-day Workshop “Unity and Diversity of Konik Settlement communities” on 8 – 9 July 2016 in Ivanova Korita.

This workshop gathered representatives from the above listed organizations as a result of 2-year cooperation through the various community activities implemented in Konik Settlement. Approximately 20 children (Roma and non Roma) that have participated in artistic and sports activities in previous 2 years attended the workshop.

2-day workshop was composed of painting classes, swimming, football and voleyball competitions. Participants received diplomas at the end of the 2 day programme.

2-day Workshop is organized within the EU/Government of Montenegro funded project „Assistance program for integration and voluntary return of RAE and other I/DPs residing in Konik area – Phase 2“. It is organized towards bringing all residents of the Konik settlement together. The aim of such actions is to abolish the notion of the Konik camps being a ghetto within this community.

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