Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Council of Europe Sets Terms For 20 October Roma Summit

Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, and Antonio Miloshoski, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers, have invited governments, the EU and international organisations to attend a high-level meeting and agree priorities to improve integration of Roma people in Europe.

Member state governments will be represented by Ministers and Secretaries of State from foreign, interior or European affairs ministries. Representatives of the media are welcome to follow this event at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Documentation will be available on the website shortly.

More information about the meeting and accreditation can be obtained from the Directorate of Communication (Tel: +33 (0)3 88 41 25 60;

Audio File: Interview with CoE Communications Director Daniel Holtgen

More information on Council of Europe and Roma rights

Podcast: The Case For France [fr]

Video: This Roma Life

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