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Nomads of the world, unite!

France is not calling any more the poor Europeans it expels from its territory ‘Roma’, but prefers to refer to their nationality or simply to call them “nomads”. A year and a half ago, Italy avoided Commission criticism for discriminating against Roma in a fingerprinting campaign targeted at the ethnic group. The reason for […]

Irini Pari, Vice President of the European Economic and Social Committee, explains why it was so important to have representatives from all the European institutions come together to find ways to combat social exclusion and poverty. She also tells us why the report submitted to European Commission President Barroso will be implemented. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/beMxsLY8cbI” width=”425″… » read more

Day 2 of the Biennale Firenze saw the event split into three simultaneous workshops. Each of these workshops brought together experts from civil society to discuss the role of education as a means of social inclusion. Specifically, they focused on social engagement, access to the labour market and the exercise of rights. By bringing together… » read more

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