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.
Many Roma people in Europe face discrimination and social exclusion in their daily lives. They are marginalised and live in very poor socio-economic conditions. The European Platform for Roma inclusion (or European Roma Platform) was created to support policy...