Ethnic minority participation through education and employment
On the 7th and 8th of November 2013, the city of Nagykallo (Hungary) will organize a 2 days event where previous projects will be presented, as well as practices in term of education and training for Roma. Workshops about specific labour policies will be organized during the second day. The agenda is available here.
Partners of the Labour Plus project will meet in Sofia (Bulgaria) beetween the 9th and 11th of October for interesting site visits and exchanges. European and Bulgarian policies will be presented, as well as actions on the field: presentation of the Roma children education and inclusion of Roma families in the educational process, profession of the Roma educational mediator, etc. The agenda is available here.
Amnesty International and European Roma Policy Coalistion organised a panel of discussion focussing Roma discrimination in Europe. The panel, titled "How can it happen here?" took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 09/04/13. ENTP attended the meeting on behalf of the Labour Plus Project and drafted a short memo available here. A video excerpt of the event is also online.
ENTP, on behalf of the Labour Plus project, took part in the workshop "Social Housing in the European Union". The event was organised by two integroups of the European Parliament (Urban and Public Services) on the 28/01/13 at the European Parliament in Brussels. The topic of the access to social housing for minority groups was highlighted, with a special stress on the case of Roma communities. The agenda is available online here as well as on the website of the Urban Integroup.
Labour Plus partner ENTP took part in a meeting organised by the URBAN Intergroup of the European Parliament, CECODHAS Housing Europe and the European Public Health Alliance on the 22/01/13. The event took place at the European Parliament on the topic "Tackling Health Inequalities through Investing in Housing", which directly concerns minorities and Roma population all around Europe. During the conference, the latest findings on health and housing conditions in Europe and on the advantages of investment in housing to reduce health inequalities were analysed notably by officers from the WHO and the OECD. The agenda of the event is available online here as well as on the website of the Urban Intergroup.