International conference on Romani homelessness held in Czech Republic
On Wednesday 22 October an international conference was held in Prague's Lichtenstein Palace that was interesting both in terms of its focus and in terms of who participated. The organizers wanted to foster an exchange of information about various models of housing for people experiencing social problems and compare them with the options now available in the Czech Republic, especially since the country is on the brink of designing its Social Housing Act.
The conference was organized by SPOT (the Center for Social Questions) in collaboration with the Czech Platform for Social Housing, the Czech Minister for Human Rights, Equal Opportunities and Legislation, the Metropolitan Research Institute and Habitat for Humanity International. It was financed by the European Academic Network on Romani Studies.
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