NATIONAL ROMA INTEGRATION STRATEGY IN SPAIN 2012-2020

Where
Spain
When
2016
Who
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, in cooperation with other organisms.
Key objectives of the measure:

The strategy has the following focus:

1.  Greatening working channels that have reaped positive results in recent decades: long­term focus, continuity, implication and cooperation of the various administrative levels, active implication and  participation  of  civil  society  including  Roma  organisations, coordination between the various agents implicated, guarantee of rights and education of responsibilities, etc.

2.  Balance  and  offsetting  between  general  and  specific  policies, and between mainstreaming and targeted approaches: •  There are strategies, plans and policies at state level that address the whole population or that focus on key areas for social inclusion (education, jobs, healthcare, housing, equality and non­discrimination, etc.) that attempt to be inclusive to Roma and have an  impact  in  the  achievement  of  the  Strategy’s  targets; •  

3.  Linkage with the targets of the 2020 Strategy materialised in Spain in the National Reform Programme, particularly with that concerning education, jobs, poverty and social inclusion.

Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
regulatory
Main feature of the measure:

The key areas of this strategy are education, employment, housing and health. The promotion of culture is included as an ancillary line of action.

 

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

The Strategy proposes a series of measures  in  various  areas  that  directly  contribute  to  social  inclusion  of disadvantaged Roma: •  With regard to education targets the NRP proposes measures such as: Initial  Professional  Qualification  Programmes  (IPQP), grants programmes, Reinforcement, Guidance and Support Programmes (RGSP), Programme to Reduce Early School Leaving, the Educa3 Programme, and measures aimed at making the professional training system more flexible and better in general. • 

With regard to employment, the NRP establishes measures are in line with the following areas of actions:reduction of labour market segmentation  and  temporary  employment; improvement  of  job opportunities  for  the  unemployed  particularly  with  regard  to youngsters; better effectiveness of active employment policies, normalising of undeclared employment and improving employability of women.                                                                            • 

The key measures on poverty and social inclusion are organised into four blocks based on their end targets:raise income in households with working age members; promote active inclusion;reduce the risk of poverty in certain segments of the population; guarantee  access  to  decent  housing  or  accommodation.

As said, culture is included as an ancillary line of action.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Unknown

Indicators used to determine impact:
It provides for an evaluation system with corresponding indicators and assessment systems.Together with verification methods, primarily surveys,  the studies and investigations provided by the European Union by way of the Agency for Fundamental Rights have been included, as well as trustworthy data from other institutions that produce relevant information on these indicators. 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Participation