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2014, 6 November
The European Union Agency for fundamental rights had issued recently three new reports regarding the situation of employment among Roma communities, the situation of discrimination against and living conditions of Roma women and  the situation of education  of Roma in 11 EU Member States. In these reports, FRA presents the results of the 2011 FRA Roma pilot survey on poverty and employment and of the 2011 Roma survey on education. For full information on the reports please follow the...
2014, 2 October
Commissioner Andor and Ulrich Bunjes, Special Representative of the Secretary General for Roma Issues meet local authorities to discuss first results of the ROMACT programme in favour of Roma inclusion At the European Commission’s initiative, mayors from cities in Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are meeting in Brussels today and tomorrow to take stock of progress and lessons learned in integrating Roma at...
2014, 19 August
via European Commission website. The European Commission - in cooperation with the Council of Europe - has convened a high level international conference in Brussels on 2 and 3 October 2014 to take stock of progress and lessons learned in integrating Roma at the local level with the support of the ROMACT programme. This event will bring together more than 400 participants from more than 10 countries representing public authorities at EU, national and local level, international institutions and...
2014, 19 August
The process of negotiating European Structural and Investment Funds - FESI 2014 – 2020  in each of the ROMACT countries is now complete.  The state of play concerning the Partnership Agreements (PA) and Operational Programmes (OP) in each country is presented below: • in Bulgaria, the Partnership Agreement was adopted on 07 August 2014 and all four OPs were submitted. • in Hungary, the Partnership Agreement was adopted on 07 March 2014 and all five OPs were...
2014, 19 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, Italy will manage around 50 operational programmesunder EU Cohesion Policy. This proposal, as with national programmes, is still in negotiation and should be confirmed during the first half of 2014.   ...
2014, 19 August
In August 2014, the European Commission  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, Hungary will manage six operational programmesunder EU Cohesion Policy. Four programmes will receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the European Social Fund (ESF). Two programmes will receive...
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, Romania will manage six operational programmesunder EU Cohesion Policy: four programmes funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Cohesion Fund, and two programmes funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) including...
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@...

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