14.30 - 15.00 | Registration

15.00 - 15.30 | Welcome and opening session

  • Tomáš Zdechovský, European Parliament
  • Ákos Topolánszky, Permanent Study Group on the Inclusion of Roma, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Claire Fernandez, European Network Against Racism (ENAR)

15.30 - 16.30 | Panel 1 : "Ethnic profiling and its realities: The voice of the Roma and NGOs"

Moderator: Jonathan Mack, Sinti und Roma

  • Michal Zalesak, European Roma Rights Center (ERRC), Budapest
  • Testimonial (tbc)
  • Anja Reuss, Sinti und Roma
  • Péter Szegi, Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU)
  • Nara Ritz, National collective of itinerant citizens’ associations (CNACI) and Observatory of itinerant citizens’ rights

Open floor discussion

16.30 – 16.45 | Coffee Break

16.45 – 17.45 | Panel 2 : ''Encouraging action at EU and national level against ethnic profiling: Mapping solutions and best practices''

Moderator: (tbc)

  • Sheena Keller,  Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA)
  • Christel Mercadé, DG Justice, European Commission (EC)
  • EP (tbc)
  • Isabel Tapia, Sabadell local police and Javier Sáez, Fundación Secretariado Gitano - Platform for the Police Management of Diversity, Spain

Open floor discussion

17.45 – 18.00 | Closing remarks

  • Ákos Topolánszky, EESC

Participants can speak in English, French, Hungarian, Italian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Netherland, Slovak and Spanish and listen to English, French, Hungarian and Italian