Roma: An Integral Part of European History

Venue: European Parliament, ASP 1E1

Online streaming of the event: watch it here

Date and time: 26th of April, 08.45-11.00


08.45 – 09.00 Welcoming coffee

09.00 – 11.00 Debate

Welcoming remarks by:

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, video-message


  • Mr Peter Pollák, Member of the European Parliament, host
  • Mrs Tímea Junghaus, Executive Director of the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture
  • Mr Zoltán Szatucsek, Director, National Archives of Hungary
  • Mrs Lívia Járóka, MEP
  • Mrs Soraya Post, former MEP
  • Mr Szabolcz Schmidt, Head of Anti-racism and Roma Coordination, Directorate-Generale for Justice and Consumers, European Commission
  • Mr Veljko Kajtazi, Member of the Parliament, Croatia
  • Mrs Gabriela Hrabaňová, Executive Director, European Roma Grassroots Organisation