MINELRES: UNITED: OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Sustainable Policies for Roma and Sinti Integration

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UNITED E-News 16-06-2008

Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on 'Sustainable Policies for Roma
and Sinti Integration'

Organiser: OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
Where: Hofburg, Vienna
Dates: 10-11 July 2008
Deadline for registration: by Monday, 30 June 2008.
Please register on-line at http://meetings.odihr.pl if at all possible.
Alternatively, you may return a completed NGO registration form by fax
at +48-22-2500605.

The Meeting will address the following three subjects: 
- Role and responsibility of local authorities in integrating Roma:
prerequisites for effective implementation of the OSCE Action Plan on
Roma and Sinti; 
- Good practices and major challenges in improving the situation of Roma
at local level: examples from different municipalities; 
- Policies to facilitate access of Roma to public services. Focus on
selected issues including: schooling and education; housing, residential
security and legality; and dependency cycle: welfare, social benefits,
child allocation. 

The Meeting will also enable participants to highlight best practices
for the OSCE participating States. 

Unfortunately, the ODIHR is not in a position to provide any financial
assistance to participate in the Meeting. Participants are kindly
requested to make their own hotel arrangements. 


*** fw message from Ms. Anna Sierant - Anna.Sierant@odihr.pl ***

Dear Colleagues,

Please find attached the information package of the OSCE Supplementary
Human Dimension Meeting on "Sustainable Policies for Roma and Sinti
Integration" to be held in Vienna on 10-11 July 2008.
Unfortunately, the ODIHR is not in a position to provide any financial
assistance to participate in the Meeting.

If you have any further questions or require additional information on
the Meeting, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Best regards,

Anna Sierant
Administrative Assistant

OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
Human Dimension Meetings Unit
Al. Ujazdowskie 19
00-557 Warsaw; Poland
tel: +48 22 520 06 00 ext. 4121
mobile: +48 693 930 950
fax: +48 22 520 06 05

***end fw msg***

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