John Warmisham: ''I encourage cities and regions to join the Alliance and make this project a success''
''The Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion, which is in the process of being put together, will be a very concrete follow-up to the Summit of Mayors on Roma'', John Warmisham, Congress thematic Rapporteur stated during the debate held on Wednesday 21 March. Its main objectives will be to improve local and regional capacity for project implementation and to help secure funding for these projects, in particular from EU and international donors. The representative of Open Society Foundation, Kenneth Davey, underlined the complementarity between the projects led by the Foundation and the future Alliance. The Alliance is planned to be launched in September 2012.