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Finding sustainable funding to build health equity in Europe
Online workshop
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24 June 2021

14:00-15:30 CEST

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As a result of COVID-19, civil society organisations must find new income streams to tackle public health challenges, such as addressing the gap in life expectancy between Roma and the general population.  Sustainable funding is vital to strengthen their capacities to support vulnerable communities, such as Roma, homeless people, migrants and refugees, people with disabilities or LGBTQI+. 

Our workshop for national and local Roma and pro-Roma
civil society organisations, public health communities,
 NGOs working with vulnerable groups and research institutes willing to establish cross-sectoral and transnational cooperation aims to increase understanding about different income streams for tackling health inequalities across Europe. 

Join representatives of the European Commission, European
Free Trade Association/Norway Grants and the Council of Europe to find out more about what funding might be available for activities to advance health equity and social justice.

Event Takeaways

Increase understanding about different European programmes and funds promoting synergies and transnational cooperation

Find out more about EU project management and opportunities for transnational partnerships

Learn more about good practices and successful initiatives implemented by civil society and governmental actors to advance health equity and social justice

Build capacity to implement projects combining different income streams 

 

Programme

14:00-14:05 : Welcome remarks

European Public Health Alliance

14:05-14:40 : EU and non-EU programmes to support Roma public health projects

The role of the CERV 2021-2027 programme for strengthening the protection and promotion of Roma rights
Francesco Zoia Bolzonello, Programme Manager DG Justice, European Commission

Promoting Roma inclusion in EU Member States and Candidate countries through the Norway grants
Anna Striethorst, Senior Sector Officer for Civil Society and Marina Csikos, Intern, EFTA/Norway Grants

Poznan Declaration and Roma Equality, Inclusion and Participation in the Western Balkans: challenges and opportunities for civil society organisations in pre-accession countries
Marta Garcia Fidalgo, Adviser for Coordination of Roma Policy

14:40-14:50 : Questions
14:50-15:20: Building successful partnerships to support Roma health

Acting at local level to improve Roma health
Council of Europe, Romact programme: (tbc)

Key factors for building successful transnational projects 
Roma Health network members

Strategic partnerships to address health inequalities
Representative of governmental organisation/local authorities  (tbc)

15:20-15:25 : Questions
15:25-15:30 : Conclusions and closing remarks

European Public Health Alliance

Contact

Radost Zaharieva

Policy Coordinator for Health Inequalities, EPHA

radost@epha.org

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