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Council of Europe High-level Meeting on Roma, 20 October 2010

Strasbourg - On 20 October, 2010, a High-level Meeting on Roma will be held at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

Chairman of the Committee of Ministers and Macedonian foreign minister Antonio Milošoski and Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, have invited governments of the Council of Europe member states, as well as the EU and international organisations to attend the meeting. Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship will participate on behalf of the European Commission.

After the discussion, the participants will adopt a declaration and reaffirm the commitments to improve the situation and integration of Roma people in Europe, as well as reaffirm the importance of respect of human rights of all people in Europe.

Mr. Stanko Baluh, Director of the Office for National Minorities of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia will participate on behalf of Slovenia.

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