After a preliminary examination in June 2014 and subsequent amendments based on feedbacks from participating cities and regions, the Alliance strategic guidelines for the period of 2014-2020 have been officially approved by the Congress-Bureau on 8 September 2014. Those guidelines will be discussed at the first biennial conference of the...
Alliance participants invited to high-level conference taking stock of Joint European Commission/Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, Brussels, 2-3 October 2014
The cities and regions participating in the Alliance have all been invited to participate in a high-level conference, to be organised by the European Commission with the support of the Council of Europe, on 2 and 3 October 2014 in Brussels.
This conference will take stock of progress and lessons learnt from the first year of...
In addition to preparing strategic guidelines on Alliance internal functioning and future activities, the Alliance participants have agreed to strengthen their cooperation through the use of an intranet website, to be put online in the course of July. This tool will allow them to be most effective in sharing key...
John Warmisham presented Alliance Strategic Guidelines to the Congress Bureau Meeting in Baku, 17 June 2014
At the meeting of the Bureau of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities in Baku (Azerbaijan) on 17 June 2014, John Warmisham, Congress Vice-President and Rapporteur on Roma issues presented a strategic document of the Alliance that defines key areas of activity for the upcoming years, as well as guidelines...
Congress Secretary General and Alliance Taskforce meet a delegation of Bulgarian mayors to discuss Roma inclusion
Alliance 2nd national workshop in Spain to discuss access to European Structural Funds, Madrid, 28 May 2014
Council of Europe Secretary General, Committee of Ministers, and Parliamentary Assembly President reaffirm support for Alliance
Signature of a Cooperation Agreement between the Congress and the European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF)
Interview with Jean-Claude Frécon, Vice-President of the Congress: “The Alliance, a strong initiative which is experiencing a growing success”
John Warmisham: “There is a need to work closely with local and regional authorities to tackle the issue of Roma inclusion”
EU Parliament adopts a Resolution underlining the key role of the Alliance in favoring effective Roma inclusion