In accordance with the internal Regulation of the Cooperation Committee for the Program "Roma Inclusion and Empowerment ", on February 8, 2022, the second convergence of the Cooperation Committee took place.

New members interested for the Rrogramme, Roma associations members of civil society - who participated in the preceded consultation process -, and the newly appointed Task Force Unit were invited to actively participate at the second CC meeting and share their experiences and knowledge with all of us.

During the Cooperation Committee, representatives of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), the General Secretariat for Social Solidarity and the Fight Against Poverty, the P.O. (Special Service Executive Structure NSRF – Division of  Employment and Social Economy), EDKA  and the Municipality of Katerini consulted and exchanged proposals and ideas for the more effective implementation of the program. At the same time,  C.C. ’s work was attended by representatives of the National Focal Point National (NFP), of the EEA Financial Mechanism, as well as representatives of the Norwegian Embassy in Athens.

The agenda included, among others: project progress reports, the preparation of three small grant schemes, the content of the calls and the amendment of the Program Agreement.