30 March, 2016

Council of Europe work on Roma

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Category: Council of Europe, Discrimination, Human Rights, Roma
Menno Ettema
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Roma Youth Action Plan

The Joint Council on Youth of the Youth Department of the Council of Europe have expressed its interest and commitment in supporting the participation and inclusion of Roma young people as part of its working priorities. At the meeting during 21-23 March in Budapest, it has adopted the strategic orientations and main approaches for the implementation of the Roma Youth Action Plan for the period of 2016-2020. More information about the most recent news on the continuation of the initiative will follow at the web site of the RYAP

Thematic Action Plan on the Inclusion of Roma and Travellers

During the first week of March the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has reaffirmed its political commitment in contributing to the inclusion of Roma and Travellers by adopting a Thematic Action Plan on the Inclusion of Roma and Travellers. The document sets the strategic orientations of the Council of Europe for the period of 2016-2019 focusing on three major priorities, among which Roma youth has its particular place. The information on the thematic action plan can be accessed online.


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