Activity details

23.05.2017 Tirana, Albania

Public Dialogue Forum “National action plan for integration of Roma and Egyptians 2016-2020: Implementation and priority measures for 2017-2018”

Regional Cooperation Council’s Roma Integration 2020 Action Team (RCC’s RI2020) and Albanian Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth are organizing Public Dialogue Forum to discuss the implementation of the National Action Plan for Integration of Roma and Egyptians 2016-2020 in 2016 in the area of the five main priorities, namely education, employment, social protection, housing and health with the respective achievements and challenges. Further the Forum will also identify priorities for 2018.

The Forum will bring together representatives from all the line ministries, including ministry of finance, as well as representatives of civil society, municipalities and academia.

The meeting is also expected to refer to the operational conclusions of the 2016 EU Roma seminar.

Roma Integration 2020 is a three year initiative implemented by the Regional Cooperation Council Roma Integration 2020 Action Team. It is funded by the European Union and the Open Society Foundation. Its overall objective is to contribute to reducing the socio-economic gap between the Roma and non-Roma population in the Western Balkans and Turkey and to strengthen the institutional obligations of governments to incorporate and deliver specific Roma integration goals in mainstream policy developments.