2014. 03. 18.
On 18 March, the EPP Working Group on Roma Inclusion organised a hearing on the role of football in Roma inclusion and a subsequent football tournament later on in the day in a Brussels sport centre. “Sport - and football in particular - has an undeniable role in eliminating Roma exclusion and fighting discrimination,” said MEPs Lívia Járóka, Chairwoman of the Working Group, and former EP President Jerzy Buzek, patron of the events.
2014. 03. 12.
José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission welcomed members of the European Parliament's Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality on a working breakfast today in Strasbourg. MEP Lívia Járóka, Vice-Chairwoman of the committee, spoke about the connections between domestic violence and social exclusion.
2014. 02. 26.
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The new legislation on web accessibility adopted today is a significant step in the fight towards creating equal opportunities for disabled people. The new rules guarantee accessibility for disabled people on the basic web services provided by governments and the public sector. “With this Regulation in effect, web accessibility in the public sector could become reality before 2018”, said Ádám Kósa MEP, President of the Disability Intergroup and Roberta Angelilli MEP, Vice-President of the European Parliament and Chair of the high-level group on gender equality and diversity.