In this context, Portuguese National Roma Communities Integration Strategy is a result of the involvement of all Ministries, Civil Society organizations, Roma communities and experts, and besides the four main areas proposed by the European Commission – Housing, Education, Health and Employment, - Portuguese ENICC added a crosscutting pillar in order to address issues like discrimination, mediation, citizenship, gender equality, Roma history and culture. Under the Portuguese National Strategy are foreseen a total of 40 priorities, 105 measures and 148 goals until 2020.
Adopted in 27th March 2013, resolution of the Council of Ministers Resolution No. 25/2013, the National Strategy foresees and includes specific actions for Roma communities, as well as measures that have been put into place in the last years not only Roma, but also other vulnerable groups.
The High Commission for Migration is the National Roma Communities Integration Strategy’s National Focal Point.
Advisory Group for Roma Communities