On 15th June 2017, at the Central Hotel from Ploiesti City, The Association Center of Resources for Social Inclusion CRIS, organized the first Regional Meeting with the representatives of 7 Local Groups of Action from South-Muntenia Region and South-Est Region, in Romania.

The aims of the meeting was to present Roma in the LAG teritories, their specific handcrafts, to identify potential beneficiaries from LAGs teritories, to build new relationships with Roma and to animate the teritories in order to increase the capacity of LAGs teams to better work with and for Roma but mostly to increase the number of Roma as beneficiaries of the measures included in the Local Development Strategies of LAGs.

As a deliverable of the meeting CRIS will develop a recommendation letter regarding the effective participation of Roma in accessing, implementing and monitoring the Local Development Strategies of LAGs.

The regional meeting has received financial support from the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation "EaSI" (2014-2020). For further information please consult: http://ec.europa.eu/social/easi
Centre of Resources for Social Inclusion CRIS carried out this work as partner of ERGO Network www.ergonetwork.org.