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Call for tenders for ROMACT National Facilitators' Coordinators in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Romania- Deadline- 15 January 2017

In the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Project, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for National Facilitators’ Coordinators in Bulgaria (2), Czech Republic (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1) 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 number of municipalities by facilitators.

Call for tenders for ROMACT National Project Officers in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Romania and the Slovak Republic- Deadline- 08 January 2017

In the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Project, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for National Project Officers in Bulgaria (1), Czech Republic (1), Hungary(1), Italy (1), Romania (2) and the Slovak Republic (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 Focal Point, 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
 

“We have more and more local administrations that want to work with us” - SRSG for Roma Issues on ROMACT

In the premises of the Council of Europe (CoE) office in Brussels, Valeriu Nicolae, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the CoE (SRSG) for Roma issues talked about ROMACT and ROMED as successful long-term programmes that bring about concrete results at local level: “We have more and more local administrations that want to work with us and develop plans for social inclusion of Roma, which is very much in line with the Framework Strategies for Roma inclusion.”

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Call for Expression of Interest - ROMACT Facilitators in Hungary- Deadline 17 June 2016

The Council of Europe is establishing a pool of Facilitators to work with public administration services in the municipalities included in the ROMACT Programme – Building political will and understanding of Roma inclusion at local and regional level in HUNGARY.

Call for Expression of Interest - ROMACT Facilitators- deadline 11 December 2015

The Council of Europe is establishing a pool of Facilitators to work with public administration services in the municipalities included in the ROMACT Programme - political will and understanding of Roma inclusion at local and regional level in the following Member States: BULGARIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, HUNGARY, ITALY, ROMANIA and SLOVAK REPUBLIC.

Call for Expression of Interest - ROMACT Experts - deadline 11 December 2015

The Council of Europe is establishing a pool of experts in local governance and access to EU funding to work within the National Support Teams of the ROMACT Programme in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Romania and Slovak Republic.

ROMACT Meeting of Mayors from Hungary, 19 March, Budapest

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On 19 March 2015, the Hungarian National Support Team organised together with Partners Hungary a meeting of mayors from municipalities where the ROMACT and ROMED2 Joint Programmes of the European Commission and the Council of Europe are implemented in Hungary.

Mayors of Nagyecsed, Nyirbator and Gyulaj, senior staff within the municipalities’ administrations and representatives of Local Councils discussed together with representatives of the Hungarian Government about the achievements of the Programmes in Hungary. The municipality of Porcsalma, interested in becoming part of the process, was also represented by its mayor.

The next MFF in Hungary, 2014-2020

In August 2014, the European Commission  published the Summary of the Partnership Agreement with each EU member state as well as a fact-sheet concerning the Cohesion Policy for the next MFF (Multiannual Financial Framework 2014 - 2020).

Launching of ROMACT and ROMED2 in Hungary

The new ROMACT and ROMED2 Programmes were launched in Hungary on Friday 4 October at a national conference attended by over 100 national and international players. Laszlό Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Zoltàn Kovàcs, Hungarian Secretary of State for Social Inclusion, and Jeroen Schokkenbroek, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe welcomed and underlined the importance of these new activities. The launching event will be followed by a workshop where mediators, staff members of local authorities and mayors will gather together with ROMACT/ROMED2 trainers to work on the inclusion of Roma in democratic governance on the 18th of October 2013 in Budapest.

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