The report examines the instruments legislation, cohesion policy and non-discrimination actions (information, awareness-raising, cooperation with civil society) and the most important policy areas for Roma inclusion employment, social inclusion, education, public health, enlargement and gender equality.

The document represents a stock-taking of existing instruments and policies, but it also identifies a number of lessons learned which allow the given framework to be used more effectively.

It complements the Commission's new policy approach to non-discrimination as a follow-up to the 2007 European Year of Equal Opportunities for All, set out in a Communication adopted on 2 July 2008

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