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Roma participation and empowerment in cities

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 meeting brought together various city representatives and European Commission representatives to discuss local approaches towards fostering Roma participation. It included workshops on city strategies for Roma engagement, actions needed to foster Roma inclusion and to address urban poverty and support EU-level actions.