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The impact of Covid-19 on Roma communities in the European Union and the Western Balkans (2021)

Together with partners from seven EU Member States, five Western Balkan countries and Turkey, ERGO Network has prepared an in-depth study about the devastating impact that the Covid-19 pandemic had and continue to has on Roma and Travellers across Europe.

Ineffectiveness or misuse of EU funds

Synthesis report of case studies from ERGO Network members in 4 countries

Recommendations for the national strategic frameworks under the new EU Roma Strategic Framework for Equality, Inclusion and Participation (2020)

This publication provides recommendations for national governments that should be prioritised when developing national strategic frameworks in the first months of 2021.

Input to the European Commission consultation on the Roadmap for a Council Recommendation for a Child Guarantee (2020)

This paper sets out ERGO Network’s analysis and policy recommendations so that the implementation of the Social Pillar does not leave the European Roma behind.

How to ensure that the European Pillar of Social Rights deliverson Roma equality, inclusion, and participation? (2020)

This paper sets out ERGO Network’s analysis and policy recommendations so that the implementation of the Social Pillar does not leave the European Roma behind.

Recommendations on Roma Inclusion for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework(2019)

ROMA INCLUDED in the Sustainable Development Goals(2019)

Towards a more holistic approach to Roma inclusion in the EU: policy mainstreaming and focus (2019)


Roma grassroots perspectives on poverty alleviation (2018)

The topic of the case studies was how access to quality education and employment as well as antigypsyism affect Roma people’s economic situation

Roma Civil Monitor

Access to all reports of the EU-wide Roma Civil Monitor project.

EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies: Member States need to step-up their efforts (2016)

Programme evaluation with your target group (2016)

National Roma Platforms - key ingredients (2015)

Recommendations for an EU Roma agenda - 2015 - 2020(2015)

Integrated Approaches for Roma Integration (2014)


The role of Social Economy in supporting Roma social and economic inclusion. A close-up on the Covid-19 pandemic and the recovery strategies (2020)

What works for young Roma. (employment recommendations) (2019)

What works for young Roma - Complete report (2017)

This report presents the results of the research as a whole (with a focus on interview and focus group findings), while the questionnaire findings and the desk research results have been presented in ERGO’s publications Investing in our future: What work(s) for young Roma?

What works for young Roma - Results from an online survey (2017)

ERGO Network was interested to find out the employment status of young Roma (16-30) given their level of education and geographical location, and understand how the level of education impacts their ambitions for further careers, including self-employment. The questionnaire was targeting young Roma mainly from Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia

What works for young Roma - 10 best practices (2017)

The aim of the research was to understand the causes of the low Roma youth employment rate and to inspire policy makers and practitioners to invest in employment opportunities for young Roma.

The EU Youth Guarantee for Roma (2016)

ERGO Network, in cooperation with member and partner organizations, executed a small scale research into the Youth Guarantee in six EU countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Spain. The aim was to investigate whether the Youth Guarantee is successful in reaching out to and creating meaningful opportunities for young Roma


2019 - EC Communication - Report on the implementation of national Roma integration strategies (2019)

2019 European Commission report on the implementation of National Roma Integration Strategies and Roma inclusion measures reported under the EU Framework for NRIS

2016 Council Conclusions on ‘Accelerating the Process of Roma Integration’ (2016)

Accelerating the Process of Roma  Integration- Council Conclusions

2013 Council recommendation on effective Roma integration measures in the member states (2013)

The purpose of this Recommendation is to provide guidance to Member States in enhancing the effectiveness of their measures to achieve Roma integration and strengthen the implementation of their national Roma integration strategies or integrated sets of policy measures within broader social inclusion policies aimed at improving the situation of Roma and at closing any gaps between Romaand the general population.


The thematic group on combating anti-Gypsyism, hate speech and hate crime against Roma was set upat the request of the Hungarian member of CAHROM, following Hungary’s confirmation of its willingnessto be a requesting country at the 5th CAHROM meeting (Strasbourg, 14-16 May 2013)2. During thatmeeting, representatives from the Czech Republic, Italy, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdomconfirmed their interest to join this thematic group

2011 Council Conclusions on an EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies (2011)


2010 EU Framework decision on combating racism and xenophobia

It addresses, by means of criminal law, public incitement to racial violence or hatred as well as racist motivation.

10 Common Basic Principles of Roma Inclusion (2009)

The Common Basic Principles were first presented at the meeting of the European Platform for Roma Inclusion on 24 April 2009. On 8 June 2009 the Council of Ministers in charge of Social Affairs annexed the Principles to their conclusions.

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