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.


For improvement of socio-economic position of Roma fight against anti-Gypsyism and discrimination is a must

Belgrade – RCC’s Roma Integration 2020 (RI2020) Policy Expert Aleksandra Bojadjieva spoke today at the presentation of the report “Wall of Anti-Gypsism – Roma in Serbia”, one of five from the series “The Wall on Anti-Gypsyism – Reports on Roma Rights in the Western Balkans”, organized ...


First meeting of the Working Group for Developing Regional Standards for Roma Responsible Budgeting

Vienna – The RCC’s Roma Integration 2020 (RI2020) Working Group for Developing Regional Standards for Roma Responsible Budgeting, consisting of the RI2020 Action Team, independent budget experts, National Roma Contacts Points (NRCP) and representatives of Ministries of Finances from ...


Roma Largely Excluded from Mainstream Measures for Poverty Reduction

Prishtina – Roma Integration 2020 Action Team Leader, Orhan Usein is one of the key note speakers to open the Seminar on Policy Commitments and Inclusion of Roma and Ashkali Communities in Kosovo* Society, organised by the Office of the Prime Minister in cooperation with the European Commission ...


Integral Approach to Housing and Employment Considered as Essential in Achieving Sustainable Roma Integration

Sarajevo - “Sustainable and long-term integration of Roma is possible only through ensuring an integral approach to housing and employment measures”, said Regional Cooperation Council's Roma Integration 2020 Action Team Leader, Orhan Usein, at the opening of the Seminar on Roma Inclusion ...


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 ...


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 ...


First National Platform on Roma Integration 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 ...


* 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.