European Network on Social Inclusion and Roma under the Structural Funds
Structural Funds: Investing in Roma
Dec 5, 2013 | TS
On Dec. 2 the European Union’s Council adopted the regulation laying down the European Union's Multiannual Financial Framework for 2014-2020. This decision follows the adoption of the Cohesion Policy Package by the European Parliament on November 19th.
December 2, 2013 | TS
5 June 2013 | TS
| EC - DG for Regional and Urban Policy,Competence Centre Inclusive Growth, Urban and Territorial Development
This study analyses how the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is being used in housing projects in the 2007-2013 funding period. It also explores how ERDF has fostered integrated approaches which address simultaneously housing, energy and socio-economic needs of deprived communities. The study helps to inform the use of ERDF in the 2014-2020 programming period.
15th April, 2013 | EC
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.
April 8th, 2013 | TS
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.
| Network of Independent Experts on Social Inclusion
21 feb 2013 | TS
Feb 2013 | TS
Feb 2013 | TS
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.
31st October 2012
5th June 2012
25th May 2012
23rd May 2012
18th May 2012
The ‘Making the Most of EU Funds for Roma’ programme in cooperation with the European Commission has launched a new initiative to establish a European network of local authorities which have implemented -or plan to implement- programmes supporting integration of vulnerable groups with a focus on Roma.
15th May 2012
The European Commission has published the report of the Extraordinary meeting of the European Platform for Roma Inclusion which took place on 22nd March 2012 in Brussels. The meeting focused on the implementation of the National Roma Integration Strategies.
16th March 2012
The Commission proposals to elaborate the Common Strategic Framework (CSF) aim to help Member States with the preparations of the Partnership Contracts for the 2014-2020 programming period. Roma integration is a key element of the proposals.
17th January 2012
The European Commission has published on its website the National Roma Integration Strategies of the 15 Member States that had submitted them by the deadline of 31st December 2011: France, Romania, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Hungary, the Netherlands, Portugal, Finland, Slovakia, Poland and Malta.
17th November 2011
European Commission's DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion released an evaluation of the ESF support for enhancing access to the labour market and the social inclusion of migrants and ethnic minorities, including Roma.
25th September | Council of Europe
With the aim of addressing the situation of European Roma, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe organised a Summit of Mayors on Roma in Strasbourg (France) on 22nd September.
May 11th and 12th, 2011
28th March 2011
The last months have witnessed important developments regarding the implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy, which paves the way towards the full development and integration of Roma population.
10 March 2011
In its Resolution on the EU strategy on Roma inclusion, the European Parliament calls on Member States to implement the horizontal priority ‘Marginalised Communities’ within the framework of the EU Structural Funds and to participate in the EURoma Network.
2nd March 2011
The first EURoma Report on Roma and Structural Funds is already available in Spanish. It provides a rigorous analysis of available data on the use of Structural Funds for the improvement of the situation of Roma.
January 5th, 2011
January 1st, 2011
Brussels, Dec 16th
Speeding efforts to fight poverty and social exclusion in Europe, using employment as a route out of poverty through active inclusion strategies; and stepping up efforts to integrate minority groups like the Roma people.
Brussels, Nov. 30th
The key objective of the conference aimed at highlighting the need for transparency and accountability when implementing initiatives targeting the Roma population at different levels and the importance of having effective evaluation and monitoring mechanisms.
Brussels, Dec. 13th
The fourth meeting of the Integrated Platform on Roma inclusion focused on early education as a key issue to tackle the Roma situation all over Europe
Brussels, Nov 18-19
Aiming at exchanging good practices and recommendations the Belgian presidency gathered in Brussels ESF managing authorities and other stakeholders in order to debate on how to combat poverty and social exclusion with ESF support.
10 th Novermber, 2010
This report gives a first outlook on the future cohesion policy post-2013 and presents a current assessment of regional disparities in the EU and highlighting the contributions that regions and cohesion policy can make towards achieving the Europe 2020 Strategy goals.
October 2010 | TS
A half-way stage of implementation of the current 2007-13 Structural Funds programming period and the ongoing debates within the European Commission and the Member States on the future of the EU financial framework make this momentum relevant for EURoma to contribute with proposals to the new Structural Funds Regulations 2014-2020 with the aim of increasing the effectiveness and impact on Roma inclusion.
Strasbourg, 20 October 2010
October, 2010 | CoR
"Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - The social and economic integration of the Roma in Europe"
As a follow up to the High Level Event developed in October 2009 the Commission is organizing a seminar on how to facilitate the use of EU funds to support projects aiming at the integration of the Roma in September in Hungary and it will be a high level event in Romania in October.
17th June 2010
The third meeting of the “Integrated Platform for Roma Inclusion" took place on 17th June in Brussels organised by the Spanish Presidency and the European Commission.
24th April 2009
15 - 16 October, 2008
Seville, 22-23 January 2008