In Strasbourg, in the seat of the council  of Europe On June 20 and 21, 2018, the 5th meeting was held Dialogue with representatives of the non-governmental sector Roma and Travelers. The meeting was opened by President of CAHROM (Committee of Experts on Roma Issues and Travellers) Ms. Tatjana Andjelic, followed by Mrs. Bozidar Krunic,Permanent Representative of Montenegro to in the Council of Europe and in introductory remarks also presented Mr. Alen Tahiri, newly elected director of the government office for human and minority rights in Croatia.

Како дел од Бордот на Доверители од германската Фондација на ЕВЗ, на овој редовен годишен состанок, кој овој пат се одржа во Прага -Чешка свое присуство за прав пат имаше и ново наименуваниот член во Бордот како преставник на Синтите и Ромите и актуелниот претседател на ИРУ, Зоран Димов.

Состанокот беше на 20 и 21 јуни, каде на агендата имаше повеќе точки, во врска со плановите за работа во наредната 2019 и одвојување на фондови, меѓу другото и за активности поврзани со Ромите и Синтите.

On the occasion of the Muslim holiday, the President of the International Romani Union - IRU Zoran Dimov, in his name and in the name of all of the delegates of the IRU sends a wish to all of the members of the IRU which are Muslims and also to all of the Muslims in the world. 

Awarded special consultative status at the UN, the International Romani Union may be asked to prepare a report on human rights’ breaches, according to a senior official in New York. In his letter [8 June] welcoming the IRU to the NGO section of ECOSOC (Social and Economic Council), acting chief Mr.Marc-Andre Dorel, said conducting such an investigation now lay within the responsibilities of the organization, if requested. 

It definitely happened. The oldest and the biggest world Roma organization - the International Romani Union - IRU is a part of the United Nations. Officially this statute of the IRU is confirmed by the office of the UN, which in a written form informed the presidency of the IRU that they are awarded the ECOSOC status of a member in the UN. From the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at the meeting of coordination and management which was held in April in 2018 adopted the recommendation of the Committee and granted the Special Consultative Status. The decision is made in accordance with the Resolution 1996/31 of the ECOSOC.