European Roma Grassroots Networks Organisation: Roma Included – Can the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals contribute to combating antigypsyism?
20 March, 11:00-13:30 | European Parliament, room ASP 3G2, Brussels B-1047, Belgium
Hosted by Members of the European Parliament Cornelia Ernst and Soraya Post, the European Roma Grassroots Organisations (ERGO) Network, Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) and SDG Watch Europe, the event will discuss important linkages between inclusion of Roma, combatting antigypsyism and the Sustainable Development Goals. The discussion will be part of the annual EU Roma Week in the European Parliament, where ERGO Network will launch its new report “Roma Included: Can the SDGs contribute to combatting antigypsyism?”.
- Present core findings on the linkages between the 2030 Agenda and the Roma rights agenda in Europe and discuss strategies for (pro-) Roma organisations to engage with the Sustainable Development Goals on local, national, European and international level.
- Enable exchange, learning and networking between Members of the European Parliament, representatives of the European Commission and civil society working in the respective contexts of sustainable development and the rights of Roma people.
- Discuss how to connect the Sustainable Development Goals with EU policies of relevance to Roma people such as a Post-2020 EU Roma Framework.