European Network on Social Inclusion and Roma under the Structural Funds
Structural Funds: Investing in Roma
The EURoma Network held its autumn meeting on the 13th and 14th of December in Madrid. Hosted by the Spanish partners, the meeting gathered around 60 participants, including Structural Funds Managing Authorities and public bodies in charge of Roma policies from 16 European countries participating at the meeting, as well as European Commission’s representatives and other relevant stakeholders, plus the EURoma Technical Secretariat.
The EC has prepared an interactive map of regions, cities and municipalities that are committed to integrate their Roma population and that have joined initiatives to support them to reach this goal.
To mark International Roma Day, the European Commission has underlined the need for further efforts by the Member States to improve the situation for Roma communities in Europe.
EURoma, a European Network made up of representatives of twelve Member States, is determined to promote the use of Structural Funds (SF) to enhance the effectiveness of policies targeting the Roma and to promote their social inclusion.
Current Member States: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Finland, Greece, Italy, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Slovakia and Sweden.