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ROMACT process just ended in Cherven Bryag, Bulgaria

ROMACT was implemented in Cherven Bryag since September 2017. 

Check out our overview of the implementation here.  
 

ROMACT meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria “Mainstreaming Roma Inclusion Issues into Local and Regional Development"

National Palace of Culture

ROMACT organised a national meeting in Bulgaria to address the challenges in planning for Roma inclusion and ensuring dialogue and cooperation at local level, entitled “Mainstreaming Roma Inclusion Issues into Local and Regional Development Policy”. The meeting took place in Sofia on 9 July at the National Palace of Culture.

Call for tenders for consultants on access to funds under operational programmes in Bulgaria and Romania - deadline 21 January 2019

Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Project, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for consultants in Bulgaria and Romania.

Consultants will support the implementation of ROMACT Programme by providing consultancy services on accessing funds under operational programmes.

For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents below.

ROMACT event during European Week of Regions and Cities- 11 October 2018

On the occasion of the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels, a workshop on " Building capacity for Roma inclusion at local level"  was organised with ROMACT contribution on 11 October.

ROMACT TCC- Call for proposals for grants for the organisation of working visits - Deadline 15 July 2018

This call for proposals is launched in the framework of the Council of Europe Project “ROMACT V – building capacity at local level for the integration of Roma” (ROMACT V). It aims to co-fund working visits as part of the ROMACT Transnational Cooperation and Capacity Building Component (ROMACT TCC), which aims at assisting local authorities in better integrating marginalised people, in particular non-nationals of Roma ethnicity. This component supports capacity building and transnational cooperation activities.
This call concerns only the support for working visits (Module C) of ROMACT TCC.

HOW TO APPLY?
Please read carefully all documents of the Call

Call for tenders for consultants in Bulgaria and Romania - Deadline: 15 March 2018

Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for consultants in Bulgaria and Romania.

Consultants will support the implementation of ROMACT Programme by providing consultancy services on various topics:

Call for tenders for ROMACT National Facilitators’ Coordinators in Bulgaria and Romania - Deadline- 27 February 2018

Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for National Facilitators' Coordinators in Bulgaria (2) and Romania (2).
The National Facilitators’ Coordinator will undertake an organizational and coordination function in relation to the implementation of the ROMACT project activities at local level and will act as a conduit between facilitators on one hand, and the National Project Officer on the other hand, and will work to ensure effective implementation of activities in a number of municipalities by facilitators.
For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents below.

Call for tenders for ROMACT National Project Officers in Bulgaria and Romania - Deadline- 27 February 2018

Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for National Project Officers in Bulgaria (1) and Romania (1).
The National Project Officer will undertake a coordination function in relation to the implementation of the ROMACT project and will act as a conduit between national, regional and local authorities on one hand, and the National Facilitators’ Coordinator, Facilitators and Roma communities on the other hand, and will work to ensure effective cooperation between these different stakeholders.
For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents below.

Isperih Municipality Results! Monthly Fees have been cancelled for Nurseries and Kindergartens

The Isperih municipality has been participating in the ROMACT programme since 2015 and one of the first actions was to form a patrnership which includes the ROMACT programme team, the municipality administration and the Community Action Group (CAG).  This partnership team was established to ensure that the voice of the Roma community is included in the municipality policy process and it is already yeilding positive results.
 
During an additional Isperih Municipal Council session on the 28 December 2017, the council considered the Mayor’s direction to discuss the matter of nursery and kindergarten accessibility. The meeting resulted in a unanimous vote to end monthly fees for nursery and kindergarten services to children in the municipality.

Positive dialogue and taking responsibility in Bratsigovo, Bulgaria

Cleaning campaign in Bratsigovo

Bratsigovo municipality has recently joined the ROMACT program  and signed an agreement to implement the Program in the beginning of August 2017.
 

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