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OFFICIAL: LONG-TERM ROMA STRATEGY PART OF MAYOR'S PROGRAMME

 

Budapest Mayor István Tarlós has incorporated a long-term Roma strategy drafted for the city into his future programme, the mayoral commissioner for Roma affairs said. The programme has been drafted with the inclusion of experts, with 80% of it already approved by Tarlós, Sándor Nagy said in a statement. Under the programme, 60 Roma students have received scholarships funded by Budapest, he said. It further includes schemes aimed at supporting Roma people with disabilities and Roma mothers with small children in finding employment. The strategy also includes organising education programmes for Roma students outside school, Nagy added.