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Type of expert: Individual
First Name Nicoleta
Last Name Bitu
Sector of Activity NGO
Primary Field of Expertise National minorities, inter-ethnic reconciliation
Years of Expertise
  • >7
Employment Availability
  • Part-time
  • Medium term
Geographic Experience / Focus
  • Europe
Gender Female
Second and Third Field
  • Sustainable development
  • Equal rights and anti-discrimination
  • Civil society development
  • Humanitarian assistance and crisis response
Sustainable development
  • Education
  • Social policies
National minorities and inter-ethnic reconciliation
  • National minorities and inter-ethnic reconciliation
Equal rights and anti-discrimination
  • Women and gender equality
  • Roma
Civil society development
  • Civil society development
Humanitarian assistance and crisis response
  • Humanitarian relief, civil emergency, crisis response
Countries you have worked in Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Hungary, Ukraine
Job Title President
Employer Democratic Federation of Roma
Sector of Activity NGO
Other Languages
  • English
  • French
English Professional Fluency
French Professional Fluency
Papers / Articles Published

"“Report on the situation of the Romany/Gypsy women in Europe” – Council of Europe, 1999, September
Co-author of the overview “Policy Making on Roma in Central and Eastern European Countries: Inventory, Challenges, Commitments, Good Practices and Weaknesses”, published inthe book of the International Expert Symposium on Roma Questions, January 2000, Cluj, Romania
• Article in the ERRC newsletter issued on Romany women rights, Romany women rights, roundtable discussion, February 2000
• Expert paper for UN Experts meeting, Croatia, “Roma women in Europe: the double discrimination”, November 2000
• Introductory article of the European Roma Rights Newsletter on Romani women’s rights, December 2003
• Background paper for the OSCE and Romanian Parliament International Conference, Political participation of Romani women to the political life, April 2004
• Are the rights of children negotiable? The case of early marriages in Romani communities in Romania, UNICEF Romania, 2011
• Co-author article in SIGNS research magazine, US, 2011, “ Encounters in Romani feminism”
• Author article in Political Perspectives, Bucharest “Romani women and feminism”, 2012"

Flagship Projects

"Roma in the Stability Pact in SEE for OSCE

Evaluation of the IPA funds and Roma for the European Commission

Roma women initiative for OSI

Additional info about your experience and skills

"public speaking
capacity building"

Managerial Experience Yes
Years of Managerial Experience 15
Degree Awarded Doctoral
Area of Study Political Science
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