2019-10-14_The housing situation of the Roma_Draft agenda

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The housing situation of the Roma: evaluation and responses to segregation

PROGRAMME

09:30 - 10:00 | Registration

10:00 - 10:10 | Welcome and opening session

  • Erika Koller, Study Group "Inclusion of the Roma", European Economic and Social Committee

10:10 - 11:15 | Panel 1 : The housing situation of the Roma and segregation: the state of play at EU level

Moderator: Henri Malosse, Study Group "Inclusion of the Roma", European Economic and Social Committee

  • Szabolcs Schmidt, European Commission – Evaluation of the National Roma Integration Strategies in the field of housing
  • Andrey Ivanov, Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) – The housing situation of the Roma: overview of the latest surveys in the field

Open floor discussion

11:30 – 12:50 | Panel 2: Tackling segregation in housing: perspectives from the civil society

Moderator: Pietro Vittorio Barbieri, Study Group "Inclusion of the Roma", European Economic and Social Committee

  • Sabina Achterbergh, Association of Sinti, Roma and Travellers in the Netherlands – The housing situation of Sinti, Roma and Travellers in the Netherlands
  • Marie Pichault, Mediation Center for Roma and Travellers – An overview of housing challenges for Roma and Travellers in Belgium
  • Ivan Ivanov, ERIO – Perspectives from the civil society on the housing situation of the Roma: examples of segregation in Member States
  • Isabela Mihalache, ENAR – Housing segregation in Bulgaria
  • Rafael Saavedra, Fundación Secretariado Gitano (FSG) – Best practices in the field of housing and human rights: the example of Spain

Open floor discussion

12:50 – 13:00 | Closing remarks

  • Ákos Topolánszky, Study Group "Inclusion of the Roma", European Economic and Social Committee

 

Interpretation requested from English, French, Hungarian, Italian and Lithuanian into English, French, Hungarian and Italian

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2019-10-14_The housing situation of the Roma_Draft agenda