PRESENCE IN RELEVANT FORAAND INITIATIVES AT EUROPEAN LEVEL
EURoma is actively involved in relevant fora and initiatives of European institutions and organisations in connection with ESI Funds and Roma inclusion.
This involvement is crucial to advocate the importance of ESI Funds in the promotion of social inclusion, equal opportunities and non-discrimination of the Roma population and to call the attention on key aspects to achieve an efficient use of these funds.
Participation in expert/consultative groups
Including two consultative groups of the European Commission:
- Structured Dialogue with Experts on ESI Funds (Directorate-General Regional Policy), that gathers representatives from the European Commission Directorate-Generals dealing with ESI Funds.
- ‘Meetings with representatives of the civil society, international organisations and academics networks’ (Directorate-General Justice), which brings together these actors with representatives from the Directorate-Generals of relevance for Roma inclusion.
Contribution to consultative processes,
such as those on the future EU Frameworks for Roma inclusion and for ESI Funds.
On 11 April 2019 EURoma Technical Secretariat was invited to share its views on the post-2020 European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) at the European Conference ‘ESF+, a PLUS for our Future!’ organised in the context of the Romanian Presidency of the European Union. The...
Representatives of the EURoma Technical Secretariat as well as of several Network partners (notably National Roma Contact Points) took part in the 4th EU Roma Week organised under the patronage of the European Parliament and the European Commission on 18th-21st...
On 4-5 March 2019 EURoma Network Technical Secretariat and representatives of Network partner National Roma Contact Points took part in the High-level conference on the EU Framework for National Roma Inclusion Strategies (NRIS) organised by the Romanian government,...
European Commission reviews with ESI Funds’ partners group of experts negotiations on post-2020 ESI Funds
EURoma Technical Secretariat took part in the latest meeting of the European Commission’s Structured Dialogue with European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds)’s partners group of experts held on 28 February in Brussels. Formally established in 2014, this...