Monitoring and Evaluation of Roma Projects and Policies

Conference - Brussels 30 November 2010

Programme - Draft

29 November 2010

18:00 – 21:00 Cocktail (Berlaymont, La galerie des présidents)

 

30 November 2010 : 9h30 – 17h30 at Charlemagne Building- Brussels

Salle Durieux  (Charlemagne)

Morning session

08:30 – 9:30

Registration and coffee

 

09:30 – 9:45

Welcome

Veronica Gaffey, Acting Director, Policy Development, Directorate General for Regional Policy, European Commission

09:45 – 11:00

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation of Roma projects and policies

Chair: Veronica Gaffey, Acting Director, Policy Development, Directorate-General Regional Policy

 

09:45 – 10:00 : Dirk Reinermann, Head for European and Central Asia Unit of the World Bank Brussels Office

10:00 – 10:15 : European perspective on ethnic data collection ppt
Eva Sobotka, Networking and Human Rights Coordinator, Fundamental Rights Agency

10:15 – 10:30 : No Data – No Progress (Speech docx - Presentation ppt )
Bernard Rorke, Director on International Advocacy Level, Open Society Institute

10:30 – 10:45 : Position of Roma NGOs on data collection docx
Ivan Ivanov, Executive Director, ERIO

10:45 – 11:00 Questions and remarks

11:00 – 11:20

Coffee Break

11:20 – 13:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Monitoring/Evaluation of Roma projects

Chair: John Walsh, Deputy-Head of Unit, Thematic Coordination and Innovation, Directorate-General Regional Policy

 

11:20 – 11:40 : 4th strand of the Roma Pilot project – monitoring and evaluation
Daniel Mouqué, Evaluation Unit, Directorate-General Regional Policy

11:40 – 12:10 : Monitoring and evaluation of the Roma Pilot project

12:10 – 12:40 : Comments by UNDP / World Bank / Fundamental Rights Agency

12:40 – 13:00 : Questions and remarks

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch Break

 

Afternoon session

14:30 – 15:50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monitoring and Evaluation of Roma Policies – good practices

Chair: Margarida Gameiro, Head of Unit for Equity and Equal Opportunities, Directorate General for Education and Culture

 

14:30 – 14:45 : The Decade of Roma Inclusion: A Unifying Framework of Progress Measurement and Opinion for Data Collection ppt

Martin Kahanec, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

14:45 – 15:00 : Operationalising the Decade of Roma Inlcusion Program
Andrey Ivanov, UNDP

15:00 – 15:15 : "Economic Benefits of Roma Inclusion" study; some lessons for M&E of Roma projects and policies ppt
Joost de Laat, World Bank

15:15 – 15:30 : Expected long-term budgetary benefits to Roma education in Hungary pptMihai Surdu, Roma Education Fund

15:30 – 15:50 : Questions and remarks

15:50 – 16:10 : Coffee break

16:10 - 17:30

 

Monitoring and evaluation of Operational Programs – horizontal aspects, ethnic indicators

Chair: Antonella Schulte-Braucks, Head of Unit of the Evaluation and Impact Assessment, Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

 

16:10– 16:25 : Evaluating the European Social Fund support to Roma inclusion: processes, challenges and indentified results of interventions ppt
Agnieszka Sternik, Directorate General Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

16:25 – 16:40 : Experience with evaluating Roma issues under HRD OP – Czech Republic pdf
Vít Kettner,  Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Czech Republic

16:40 – 16:55 : Evaluation of equal opportunity measures in the Hungarian Operational Programmes ppt
Aniko Bernat, TARKI Social Research Institute, Budapest, Hungary

16:55 – 17:10 : Monitoring and Evaluation of ESF programme for Roma socio-labour inclusion in Spain: the ACCEDER ppt
Belen Sánchez-Rubio, Fundacion Secretariado Gitano, Spain

17:10 - 17:30 : Questions and remarks

17:30 – 17:45

Conclusions

Rudolf Niessler, Director, Policy Coordination, Directorate-General Regional Policy

Veronica Gaffey, Acting Director, Policy Development, Directorate-General Regional Policy