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2014, 18 August
The European Commission recently published the Summary of the Partnership Agreement with each EU member state as well as a fact-sheet concerning the Cohesion Policy for the next MFF (Multiannual Financial Framework 2014 - 2020). In 2014-2020, Slovakia will manage  seven operational programmes  under EU Cohesion Policy. Of these, five  programmes  will receive funding from  the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Cohesion Fund, one  ...
2014, 11 July
During three days, from 7 to 9 July 2014, the Romanian National Support Team organised a training within the ROMED2 and ROMACT Programmes which answered the specific needs identified among the municipalities selected.   Within each municipality two CAG members and two local muncipality staff members attended the training, which gave the basics to writing projects and looking for alternative funds to the municipality budget. Besides the training itself, the aim was also to...
2014, 24 June
The deadline for Tenders (ROMED/ROMACT Websites) has been extended until FRIDAY 11th of July, midnight (CET) The ROMED and ROMACT Joint Programmes of the European Commission and Council of Europe are launching a Call for Tenders for the redesign, maintenance or optimization of their respective websites. Please read carefully the following attachments. The deadline for submission of offers is set to 7 July 2014 at 00:00 CET. For further information, please contact the ROMED/ROMACT team at romed@...
2014, 10 June
The guide should be seen in the context of the emerging European Union (EU) policy framework embodied in the Europe 2020 Strategy, the EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies (NRIS), the current (2007‐2013) and future (2014‐2020) programming period for ESI Funds. It complements the EURoma guide Tackling Roma needs in the 2014‐2020 Structural Funds Programming Period. Guide to improve the planning process by shifting the focus from the national and regional planning processes of...
2014, 3 June
The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe has decided to devote a large part of its 27th session,14 to 16 October 2014, to the theme "Empowering youth: a shared responsibility for cities and regions".  By inviting a number of young people to take part actively in its 27th session, the Congress, in close co-operation with the Council of Europe Youth Department and the European Youth Foundation (EYF), aims to create a space for dialogue between the...
2014, 3 June
The 2014 prize will reward initiatives carried out by civil society organisations and/or individuals and aimed at improving the economic and social inclusion of Roma. The aim of the Civil Society Prize, which is awarded annually, is to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. Its overall objective is to raise awareness of the...
2014, 20 May
via Fondul Social European în România "AM POSDRU publică spre consultare schița Ghidului Solicitantului Condiții Specifice „Sprijin pentru grupurile vulnerabile prin accesul la educația inițială”. Va rugam sa transmiteti pana la data de 23.05.2014 propunerile, sugestiile si opiniile dumneavoastra privind imbunatatirea acestui document la adresa de email educatieinitiala@fseromania.ro." Document de lucru: http://www.fseromania.ro/images/doc2014/draftghid1.1.pdf
2014, 20 May
via the European Commission website The European Commission conference will focus on the role of social policy innovation and social investment in implementing structural reforms at country level. The conference is structured around four thematic sessions: - Social policy reforms: the role of social policy innovation, social investments and knowledge-sharing - Social policy innovation: using the potential of ESI Funds - Partnerships for innovation in social policies - Evidence-based...
2014, 19 May
via Open Society Foundations "The Project Generation Model Piloted by the Open Society Foundations National governments in Europe can greatly enhance the implementation of their National Roma Integration Strategies and social inclusion more broadly. One proven way of doing this is by providing assistance to local authorities and organizations to access and implement projects financed by European Structural and Investment Funds. The Making the Most of EU Funds for Roma Program of the Open...
2014, 13 May
On 14 May 2014 the 7th Meeting of the Ad-Hoc Committee of Experts on Roma Issues (CAHROM) will start in Strasbourg, where over 80 national experts and representatives of different CoE bodies, EU Institutions and International Organisations confirmed attendance. The highlights of these three-day meeting will concern recent developments at international level, Roma women, including early marriages, Roma youth, Roma children and education , and migration, among others. Discussions on the latest...

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