ARES 2.0 and IRPPS-CNR, a succesfull partnership. 3 proposals submitted, 3 projects awarded the grant. ACE’s work is going to start next September and will last 2 years. The project foresees a path made of an information and communication campaign aimed at making the roma community an active subject in policy decisions that affect them. This challenge is supported and share with other project’s partners based in Italy, Slovenia and Spain. They are crucial elements for the success of the project, since they are representatives of local Roma communities (Association Culturale Thèm Romano ONLUS, ZVEZA ROMOV SLOVENIJE, Asociacion Munticultural Nakelamos, Unione delle Comunità Romanes in Italy) and territorial authorities (Ajuntament de Sant Boi de Llobregat, Ajuntament del Prat de Llobregat, DOS Dobrovnik-KAI Dobronak, Municipality of Laterza, Municipality of Martina Franca and Municipality of Ginosa).