The next meeting of the European Committee of the Regions’ Interregional Group on Health and Well-being will take place on 14 October at 14h30-16h30 at the European Committee of the Regions building, room JDE 70. The topic of the meeting is
The meeting aims to discuss migrants’ access to health services, both from a European, regional and local perspective.
Interpretation will be available in English, Italian and Spanish.
14h30 – 14h40 Welcome and Introduction
Mr Karsten Uno Peterson, Chair of the CoR Interregional Group on Health and Wellbeing
14h40 – 15h00 Key Note Speech on Health and Migration
Ms Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Senior Regional Migration Health Manager, Regional Office for the European Economic Area, the EU and NATO, International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
15h00 – 15h15 Cost of Exclusion from Healthcare – The Case of Migrants in an Irregular Situation
Ms Ludovica Banfi, Programme Manager, Freedoms and Justice Department, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
15h15 – 16h00 Panel with a selection of Regional and Local Good Examples on Health and Migration
16h00 – 16h30 Q&A with the speakers
Moderator: Mr Karsten Uno Peterson, Chair of the CoR Interregional Group on Health and Wellbeing