FRA presents its Roma programme

As part of the FRA's work in the overall EU framework for Roma integration, the agency presented its multi-annual Roma Programme and the general results that can be expected through its Roma Pilot Survey in Bratislava on 3-4 May to an EU Roma meeting.

On the agenda was the discussion of the contribution of the Structural Funds for implementing national Roma Integration Strategies and recent developments on the EU's new Structural Funds Regulation. The UN Development Programme presented the findings of their national living conditions survey. The Special Representative of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe for Roma outlined the activities and plans in the context of Roma inclusion.