LETTER OF IRU PRESIDENT EMIL SCUKA
THE ROMA ORGANIZATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, INDIVIDUALS
Dear brothers and sisters, dear friends,
The policy made so far by the International Romani Union
in it`s over
30 years of activity and moreover starting from its Fifth World
has given all the Roma further prestige, further
credibility: it has created,
as it is evident, a new path and new chances for all the
There is no need, here, to underline what is probably
known by many
Roma, starting from the official meetings I have had so far
Heads of State or of Governments to whom I have delivered the
Declaration of the Roma Nation.
More and very important Governments the IRU is going to
starting from the very next days; nevertheless, this is only an example
of the huge engagement of the IRU for the sake of the Roma and
of the many who live in dramatic and often tragic conditions
all over the
My and our will is also the one of making the Voice of the
listened: the voice of all the Roma, the voice of the Roma Nation.
It is to furtherly walk on this path that I have decided
to put at
disposal of any Roma Organization, Association, even individual,
right to deliver a Statement during the next Session of the UN
Commission on Human Rights, which is the most important body in
United Nations after the General Assembly.
The International Romani Union puts at disposal of those
something significant, useful, important to say to the
community, to the community of the States, the right to speak
The next Session of the UN Commission will be held in
We put at disposal of you the possibility of taking
the floor ON THE
BASIS AND IN THE FRAME OF THE RULES OF THE UNITED
NATIONS ( it means that we have the right to deliver only one
per Item, that the length of the Statement must not exceed
that the contents and the language used in the
statement must respect the
rules of the UN, and so on ... ).
All the needed informations related to the mentioned rules
in the UN Web-pages, where it is also specified that any
the floor on behalf of the NGO in Consultative Status at
I do believe that all the Roma Nation which is in search
must say what the community of the states has to listen
to, and it is because
of it that I have decided to put at your disposal the
right to express yourselves
in the UN.
As it is evident, and as I have said above, not more than
can be delivered by us per each Item of the Agenda, so that
VERY FIRST proposal we will receive will have the possibility to
an affirmative answer.
It has to be taken into consideration that the official
and working languages
in the UN are: Arab, Chinese, English, French, Russian,
Best regards and wishes !
President of International Romani