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The European Commission welcomes today's adoption of the regulation on the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD). The Fund will give Member States valuable support in their efforts to help Europe's most vulnerable people, who have been worst affected by the on-going economic and social crisis.
Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland and European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor announced today plans to reinforce local authorities' efforts to overcome inequalities between Roma and non-Roma citizens in their municipalities.
All 28 EU countries today committed to implementing a set of recommendations, proposed by the European Commission, to step up the economic and social integration of Roma communities.
Féadann an nuáil cabhrú chun fás a chothú, chun an bhochtaineacht a throid, chun aistriú rathúil go dtí an geilleagar glas a chinntiú agus chun an ráthaíocht óige a chur chun feidhme, a deir eagrán na Samhna den Social Agenda.
The European Commission has called on Member States to deliver on their commitments to ensure equality and to do more to improve the economic and social integration of Europe's 10 to 12 million Roma.
On International Roma Day, the European Commission has underlined the need for further efforts by the Member States to improve the situation for Roma communities in Europe.
Tackling child poverty has been high on the Norwegian political agenda for over a decade.
The European Commission has proposed to set up a Fund to help the most deprived persons in the EU.
The European Commission has called on EU Member States, in a report, to implement their national strategies to improve the economic and social integration of Europe's 10 to 12 million Roma.
The European Commission adopted a report on the implementation and results of the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion 2010.