The 5th Network Meeting of the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) in Berlin from 6 to 7 April focused on challenges in European funds reaching the most deprived beneficiary groups, such as the homeless, Roma, and EU mobile citizens.
The Agency outlined its experiences supporting Roma participation at the local level through its Local Engagement for Roma Inclusion (LERI) research during the EUROCITIES Roma Task Force meeting in Lisbon on 5 April.
The Agency presented selected Roma results from its second EU minority discrimination survey showing the position of Croatia during the closing conference on 4 April of the National Roma Platform in Croatia.
On 30-31 March, the Agency joined the debate during the OSCE’s Security Days which brought together mayors from Europe and around the world to engage on an open dialogue towards creating inclusive, safe and sustainable cities.
The Agency focused on the risk of living apart in divided societies and underlined the need to approach integration policies as tools for realising fundamental rights in more inclusive and cohesive societies at a European Integration Network meeting on 28 March in Brussels.