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Post date: 2016, 25 November
The Conference organised on 24 and 25 November 2016 by the ROMED2 team in Hungary focuses on "The role of Roma mediation in cultivating dialogue at local level". It was in 2011 that ROMED first started in Hungary through Training of Mediators. Then, in 2014 a new step towards Roma community organising was taken, building on the experience of trained mediators. The conference serves as a milestone in the acknowledgement of the results of the ROMED process in the municipalities where...
Post date: 2016, 30 June
During the past week two reports were issued by the European Commission (EC) or to the attention of the EC, in which the ROMED and ROMACT joint programmes are highlighted as initiatives of importance for the capacity building and cooperation with communities and local authorities.   On 27 June 2016, the EC issued a Communication to the other EU institutions on the assessment of the implementation of National Roma Integration Strategies. It reports on the overall conclusions regarding...
Post date: 2015, 18 December
On 8 and 9 December 2015 the European Commission convened in Brussels an event under the banner "cooperating to integrate most deprived people at the local level". The event brought together more than 100 representatives from EU and international institutions, national, regional and local authorities as well as civil society organisations. The full report gives a detailed overview of the main messages of the event. The main conclusions were the need to foster participation of Roma on...
Zon Weisz during the 3rd Roma Summit © European Commission http://ec.europa.eu
Post date: 2014, 11 April
Le 4 avril passé, la Commission européenne a organisé le 3ème Sommet des Roms à Bruxelles - la première réunion de haut niveau sur le sujet depuis la création du Cadre éuropéen pour les stratégies nationales d'intégration des Roms, en 2011. Les différents groupes de discussions étaient consitutées de représentants de haut niveau, y compris le président de la Commission...
Zoni Weisz at the 3r Roma Summit © European Commission http://ec.europa.eu
Post date: 2014, 11 April
On 4th of April, the European Commission organised the 3rd Roma Summit in Brussels – the first high profile meeting since the creation of the EU framework for national Roma integration strategies in 2011. The panels included high-level representatives, including EC President Barrosso, Vice-President Reding, and Commissioners Andor (Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion), Vassiliou (Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth), Borg (Health and Consumer Policy), as well as heads of...
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