Strengthening Capacity

Country specific consultative meetings and capacity building trainings are regularly organized by the NRCPs and the Action Team with the inter-disciplinary body and other relevant stakeholders on Roma issues. They are used to discuss Roma integration policies, provide policy advice and training to the participating economies. Trainings may be delivered by relevant professionals, depending on the needs. Topics may include development of specific measures, drafting specific policy documents, mainstreaming Roma targeted measures into general policies, specific budgeting including assistance for fundraising actions, planning outreach to potential Roma beneficiaries within specific mainstream or targeted measures, and similar.


Roma Integration 2020 Action Team Leader Key Note Speech at the Roma Seminar in Serbia

Regional Cooperation Council's Roma Integration 2020 Action Team Leader, Mr Orhan Usein, had a key note speech at the opening of the 2017 Roma Seminar in Serbia organized by the Government of Serbia and the European Commission. The Roma Seminars are biannual meeting between the enlargement ...


The National Roma Contact Point of Serbia Convenes Inter-Disciplinary Body Meeting

Mr Orhan Usein, Team Leader, and Ms Aleksandra Bojadjieva, Policy Expert of the RCC Roma Integration 2020 Action Team responsible for Serbia, participated today at the inter-ministerial meeting convened by the National Roma Contact Point of Serbia, Ms Nina Mitic, Assistant to the Minister of ...


Quarterly Meeting of Montenegro's Inter-Ministerial Body on Roma Integration

Mr Orhan Usein, Team Leader, and Ms Aleksandra Bojadjieva, Policy Expert of the Regional Cooperation Council Roma Integration 2020 Action Team met with the National Roma Contact Point of Montenegro, Mr Leon Gjokaj, and participated at the quarterly meeting of the Commission for monitoring ...


Consultative Meeting with the Government in Skopje

Mr Orhan Usein, Team Leader, and Ms Aleksandra Bojadjieva, Policy Expert of the Regional Cooperation Council’s Roma Integration 2020 Action Team visited the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to meet the recently appointed Minister without Portfolio responsible for Roma issues, Mr Samka ...


National Workshop: Public Budgeting for Roma Integration in Montenegro

 The replication of the RCC’s Roma Integration 2020 regional workshop on budgeting public funds for the integration of Roma in the Montenegro was held in Sutomore on 03-04 July 2017. Public servants from relevant ministries implementing the Roma integration Strategy of Montenegro ...


National Workshop: Public Budgeting for Roma Integration in Serbia

The replication of the RCC’s Roma Integration 2020 regional workshop on budgeting public funds for the integration of Roma in the Republic of Serbia started today in Arangelovac. Public servants from relevant ministries implementing the Roma Integration Strategy of Serbia participated in ...


National Workshop: Public Budgeting for Roma Integration in Albania

This workshop is a replication of RCCs Roma Integration 2020 regional workshop on budgeting public funds for the integration of Roma. Public servants from relevant ministries implementing the Roma Integration Strategy of Albania participated in the one day workshop on budgeting activities that ...


Meeting of the Inter-ministerial Body on Roma Integration in Montenegro

The second meeting of the Committee for Monitoring the Implementation of the Strategy for Social Inclusion of Roma and Egyptians in Montenegro 2016-2020 took place on 18 May 2017 in Podgorica, convened by the National Roma Contact Point of Montenegro, Mr Leon GJOKAJ, General Director at ...


Coordination Body for Monitoring of the Implementation of the Strategy for Roma Inclusion Established Today by the Government of Serbia

The Government of the Republic of Serbia decided today on the establishment of the Coordination Body for monitoring of the implementation of the Strategy for Inclusion of Roma Men and Women in Republic of Serbia for the Period 2016-2025. The Coordination Body is led by Prof. Dr. Zorana Mihajlovic, ...


Roma Integration 2020: Public Dialogue Forum on Roma issues in Skopje

Skopje - Public Dialogue Forum on Roma Integration titled “Rules of Procedure of The National Coordination Body, The Roma Information Centres, and The Roma Health Mediators” began in Skopje. The two-day event is organised by the Regional Cooperation Council’s (RCC) Roma Integration ...


Consultative Meetings of the Roma Integration 2020 Action Team in Skopje

The Roma Integration 2020 Action Team representatives held consultative meetings with the counterparts from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 26-27 September 2016. They met with the National Roma Contact Point, the Minister without Portfolio responsible for Roma issues, Mr Nezdet ...


Minister Klosi committed to the implementation of the Roma Seminar operational conclusions

At a meeting with Mr Blendi Klosi, Minister of Social Policy and Youth of Albania, the Roma Integration 2020 Action Team presented the project and informed on the upcoming activities. Mr Klosi immediately appointed Mr Edvin Lame as the National Roma Contact Point (to be officially confirmed ...


Minister Numanovic proposes piloting individualized integrated approach in dealing with Roma integration

Roma Integration 2020 Action Team met Mr Suad Numanovic, Minister of Human and Minority Rights of Montenegro on 28 May 2016 in Podgorica. This was the first consultative meeting of the project team with the responsible officials in Montenegro.