High Level Meetings

High level meetings set the regional policy direction on Roma integration that is pursued through the project. High level officials responsible for the Roma integration policy from each participating economy will meet on two occasions during the Roma Integration 2020 project implementation, to launch and conclude the project. Ministers or their representatives discuss the crucial commitments to Roma integration, regional approach and general overview and assessment of the achievements and challenges of Roma integration. High level officials of the main contributors and partners to the project also attend these meetings.

High Level Launch Event: Before accession, countries will need to prove tangible progress on Roma inclusion

Brussels - The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), the Open Society Foundations (OSF) and the European Commission (EC) jointly launched the “Roma Integration 2020” initiative today in Brussels. The event brought together Roma integration policy leaders from the Western Balkans and Turkey, ...

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.