Representatives from the EEA Grants Office (FMO), the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), officials from the Special Service NSRF Structure, division of Employment and Social Economy of Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and the General Secretary for Social Solidarity and Fight against Poverty, Mr. Georgios Stamatis, visited the Roma camp at Pelekas in the Municipality of Katerini. Aim of the visit was the personal monitoring of the progress of the Predetermined Project 2, the direct communication with the leadership of the local authorities and with the local Roma community.
The visit took place on June 22nd and 23rd 2022.
The local authorities reserved a warm welcome to the delegation. The delegation visited the Roma camp twice. During the on-the-spot visits the delegates had personal discussions with the beneficiaries of the Project. The following days further technical discussions were held, in Athens, regarding the progress of the Predefined Project 1, the Predefined Project 2 and upcoming calls for the Small Grant Schemes and other issues, which are crucial to the success of the Programme.