09.00 - 09.30 a.m. | Registration

09.30 - 09.45 a.m. | Welcome and opening session

  • Ákos Topolánszky, President of the Permanent Study Group on the Inclusion of Roma of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

09.45 - 11.45 a.m. | Panel 1 and debate Mapping of available redress mechanisms for Roma victims of discrimination

Moderator: European Commission

  • Katrine Steinfeld, Policy Officer, the European Network of Equality Bodies (Equinet)
  • Diana Riochet, Legal Officer at the Office of the European ombudsman
  • Pia Lindholm, Legal officer, European Commission
  • Lina Vosyliūtė, Researcher, CEPS

11.15 - 12.30 p.m. | Panel 2 and debate The effective use of available mechanisms

Moderator: Ákos Topolánszky, European Economic and Social Committee

  • Valeriu Nicolae, Special Representative of the Secretary General for Roma Issues, Council of Europe
  • Dorde Jovanovic, President, European Roma Rights Center
  • Ivan Ivanov, Contact point PILNET, and Executive Director of European Roma Information Office
  • Daróczi Gábor, Roma Expert EESC

12.30 - 13.00 p.m. | Concluding remarks

  • Ákos Topolánszky, European Economic and Social Committee


Draft programme - Roma