Post date: 2014, 19 August
via European Commission website.
The European Commission - in cooperation with the Council of Europe - has convened a high level international conference in Brussels on 2 and 3 October 2014 to take stock of progress and lessons learned in integrating Roma at the local level with the support of the ROMACT programme.
This event will bring together more than 400 participants from more than 10 countries representing public authorities at EU, national and local level, international institutions and...
Post date: 2014, 24 June
Les programmes joints de la Commission européenne et du Conseil de l’Europe ROMED et ROMACT viennent de lancer un appel d’offres concernant le redesign, la maintenance ou l’optimisation de leur sites web respectifs. Veuillez lire attentivement les pièces jointes ci-dessous.
La date limite d’envoi des offres a été établie au 7 juillet 2014, 00 :00 CET. Pour plus d’informations, contactez l’équipe ROMED/ROMACT...
Post date: 2014, 24 June
The deadline for Tenders (ROMED/ROMACT Websites) has been extended until FRIDAY 11th of July, midnight (CET)
The ROMED and ROMACT Joint Programmes of the European Commission and Council of Europe are launching a Call for Tenders for the redesign, maintenance or optimization of their respective websites. Please read carefully the following attachments.
The deadline for submission of offers is set to 7 July 2014 at 00:00 CET. For further information, please contact the ROMED/ROMACT team at romed@...
Post date: 2014, 10 June
The guide should be seen in the context of the emerging European Union (EU) policy framework embodied in the Europe 2020 Strategy, the EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies (NRIS), the current (2007‐2013) and future (2014‐2020) programming period for ESI Funds. It complements the EURoma guide Tackling Roma needs in the 2014‐2020 Structural Funds Programming Period. Guide to improve the planning process by shifting the focus from the national and regional planning processes of...
Post date: 2014, 3 June
The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe has decided to devote a large part of its 27th session,14 to 16 October 2014, to the theme "Empowering youth: a shared responsibility for cities and regions".
By inviting a number of young people to take part actively in its 27th session, the Congress, in close co-operation with the Council of Europe Youth Department and the European Youth Foundation (EYF), aims to create a space for dialogue between the...
Post date: 2014, 3 June
The 2014 prize will reward initiatives carried out by civil society organisations and/or individuals and aimed at improving the economic and social inclusion of Roma.
The aim of the Civil Society Prize, which is awarded annually, is to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. Its overall objective is to raise awareness of the...
Post date: 2017, 7 April
On 29 March 2017, at the UN House in Brussels, the Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations of the European Commission organised an afternoon of strategic discussions gathering representatives of international organisations and civil society working in the Western Balkans and Turkey.
Ambassador Zoltan Taubner, Head of the Council of Europe Brussels office and Ms Katarina Mathernová, Deputy Director General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations at...
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: 2016, 29 February
This call concerns a new component of the ROMACT programme which aims at assisting local authorities in better integrating marginalised people, in particular non-nationals of Roma ethnicity. This component supports capacity building and transnational cooperation activities.
It is based on the assumption that local authorities are best placed to identify challenges and needs in their territories as no one-size-solution fits all. It also draws on expertise of the Council of Europe, more notably...
Post date: 2016, 28 January
The ROMACT Programme has been implemented in Tundzha since October 2013 with results benefitting to all citizens of this municipality located in the South-Eastern part of Bulgaria.
Thanks to the support of the ROMACT Programme, but also to the commitment of the Municipality administration as well as of the Roma communities, a common working front was built with the aim to improve access to education and employment especially for young people, in this area where more than 50% of...
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