Jonathan Mack

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Jonathan Mack, 2014

Jonathan Mack (born 10 January 1984 in Ravensburg, Germany) is a German human rights activist, writer and scholar. Mack has a diploma in political sciences of the Free University Berlin, and currently works as political advisor at the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma. He established with various Roma youth organizations the ternYpe International Roma Youth Network in 2009, and developed the Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative to commemorate and lobby for the political recognition of the porajmos; since 2006 he supported various local, national and international Roma youth organizations to develop youth strategies and programs for the empowerment and active citizenship of Roma youth, and to combat Antigypsyism. From 2012 until 2015 he worked as the managing director of the Phiren Amenca International Network, based in Budapest. In the past five years he worked as freelance trainer and facilitator on issues of Antigypsyism, human rights, remembrance and Holocaust education with the Council of Europe, and various international youth organizations. He has a long time experience regarding youth policies and programs on UN, EU and German federal level.

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  1. ^ "Sinti und Roma - Home". Sintiundroma.de. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  2. ^ "Panel Home | TernYpe". Ternype.eu. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  3. ^ "Phiren Amenca | a network of Roma and non-Roma volunteers and voluntary service organizations creating opportunities for non-formal education, dialogue and engagement, in order to challenge stereotypes and racism". Phirenamenca.eu. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  4. ^ "The Roma Genocide | Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative". 2august.eu. Retrieved 2016-01-11.