2nd Roma Inclusion Conference “Open Danube”

„Jobs, Education and Cultural Exchange”

Budapest/Hungary, 06. – 08. April 2017

Programme

The conference will conducted in English;

however translation services for Hungarian and German languages will be provided

magyar nyelv

 

06th April – Day 0
Arrivals during the day, Venue: Andrassy University, Budapest
 18.00
Greetings
 18.30 Performance of the grade schoolers
Gábor Áron primary school Kispest, Budapest
 19.15 A special note for welcoming
Sir Mr. Gusztav Varga, President and Founder of the famous Kalyi Jag Ensemble
 19.45 Hungarian Dance
Group “Göncöl Néptáncegyüttes”

 

07th April – Day 1
Conference venue: Andrassy University, Budapest
09.00 Registration
09.30
Greetings
Dr. Péter Szegvári, Senior Advisor to Lord Mayor of Budapest
Prof. Dr. Ellen Bos, Deputy Rector of the Andrassy University Budapest
Mr. Peter Langer, General Coordinator for the Council of Danube Cities and Regions
10.15
Opening Speech
Károly Czibere, Hungarian Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion
10.45
Key Note Speech
Gordana Berjan, Executive Director of the European Youth Center Budapest (Youth Department of the Council of Europe)
11.15
Roma Inclusion of the City of Budapest: Local government work, Monitoring and Evaluation of public initiatives and institutions
Attila Molnár, Coordinator for equal opportunity of the City of Budapest
12.00
Break
12.15 Romani in the Danube Region: Facts and Figures
Mirko Savić, Full Professor, Centre for Applied Statistics, University of Novi Sad
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Announcement of the Winner of the Project Competition
15.15
Special Note
Sir Mr. Gusztav Varga, President and Founder of the famous Kalyi Jag Ensemble
15.30 Market place and Matching of project partners
17.30 Dinner
19.00 Cultural programme

 

08th April – Day 2
Conference venue: Andrassy University, Budapest
10.00 Greetings
10.15 Social and government engagements in the integration of roma people
Erika Horvath, Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
11.00
Wallachian Roma in Voivodina: General Perspectives, Facts and Figures
Ivana Janjic, Teaching Assistant and PhD candidate, Department of Romanian Studies, University of Novi Sad
11.45
Workshops I-III
Stefan Zell, Chairman BuKi  –  Hilfe für Kinder in Osteuropa e.V., Romania
Aleksander M. Gajic, Director of the Danube Area Research Center
Peter Langer, EDA-Representative and General Coordinator for the Council of Danube Cities and Regions
13.15 Workshop Presentation
14.00 Closing words / end of conference
15.00 Guided city tour
Departures