The Open Society Foundations Roma Health Project has made available up to 5 travel grants for Roma health advocates to participate in the 4th EPHA annual conference: “Our health, our economy, our society, our future: a Brave New World”.

The conference will take place on the 4th and 5th September 2013 in Brussels.

Selection criteria:

- Primarily originated from Central and Eastern European Countries;

- Active in civil society sector on Roma health and health-related rights for a minimum of two years OR past proven record and experience;

- Thorough understanding of and commitment to Roma health issues is a must;

- Previous experience in advocacy (influencing decision making at local, regional, national, European or international level) is desirable;

- Good written and spoken English is an asset;

- Good written and oral communication skills;

- A university degree in relevant field is an asset but not a must;

- Strong analytical skills;

- Creative mindset, strong motivation and initiative;

- Culturally sensitive;

- Ideally a ‘young Roma leader’;

- Should you be selected, we expect your full commitment to attending and participating.

Applicants need to submit a CV and a cover/motivation letter by email to Ms Dorota Sienkiewicz ( by end of Thursday 22nd of August.

Successful candidates will be contacted on Monday 26th of August.

Last modified on August 20 2013.