The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs with the support of the Directorate for relations with National Parliaments organises an Interparliamentary Committee meeting (ICM) on “Fundamental rights aspects of Roma inclusion and fighting anti-Gypsyism”. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, 18 October 2018, from 14.30 to 18.00, in the European Parliament premises in Brussels.

The inter-parliamentary committee meeting aims to promote an exchange of views between European and national Parliamentarians on barriers to Roma inclusion and possibilities to overcome them. The meeting envisages the participation of the Council of Europe, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), the United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR), as well as presentations from NGOs, bringing the global and the non-institutional perspective into the discussions.

The meeting will be chaired by Claude Moraes, Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament. Soraya Post, EP rapporteur of the 2017 Report will intervene on fundamental rights aspects in Roma integration in the EU: fighting anti-Gypsyism.

Location : European Parliament, building József Antall, room JAN 4Q1