The Agency shared its experiences of working with Roma communities during the closing workshop of the ROMED2 programme in Germany, a joint programme implemented by the Council of Europe and the European Commission.
In the past many Roma inclusion efforts have failed to produce tangible results. To find out what works, what doesn’t and why, the Agency has been working with Roma communities and local authorities in 21 localities from 11 EU Member States. The case studies and supporting videos, which are now available, provide an insight of what can be done to promote Roma inclusion.
The Agency presented selected findings about Roma discrimination from its second EU minorities and discrimination survey in Lisbon on 6 April at an event organised by the Portuguese High Commission for Migration. i
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.
Roma women have long been held back by inequalities, poverty, dire living conditions and a lack of opportunities, says the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) on International Women’s Day on 8 March.