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ROMACT achievements in a Snapshot

Since October 2013 until July 2017, ROMACT has been implemented in 115 municipalities, generating over 25 000000 € through inclusive projects for approx. 65 000 beneficiaries, with an average investment of 25 000 € per municipality per year.
If you want to know more about these achievements, you can visit our dedicated page.

ROMACT call for proposal for grants for support organisations in Bulgaria, Italy, Romania and Slovak Republic- Deadline 15 July 2017

Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Project, the Council of Europe is launching a call for proposals for grants.
It aims to co-fund national projects aimed at assisting National Support Teams with the implementation of the ROMACT methodology in the countries below.
The deadline for that call is 15 July 2017.
 
For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents below for relevant country:

Municipalities in Romania are benefiting from the Human Capital 2014-2020 Grants Programme

Communities in four Romanian municipalities are celebrating the news that support and intervention projects for Roma communities is on its way.  
 
Sighisoara, Marasesti, Tarnaveni and Vulcan have recently been notified that they were successful in their bids under the European Social Fund’s Human Capital Grants.
 
Working with our ROMACT team, these municipalities have designed programmes that will assist Roma communities at the highest risk of social exclusion and poverty.  These ESF funded projects aim to address marginalisation and poverty through actions addressing education, housing, employment and health.
 

Call for tenders for consultants in Bulgaria, Italy and Romania- Deadline: 11 May 2017

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, Italy and Romania.

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

Expert Training in Public Procurement held in Buzau, Romania

Civil servants from South Eastern Romanian ROMACT participated in Public Procurement training from March 24-26 in Buzau, Romania.
 
The training focused initially on strategic, legal and institutional considerations and then allowed the opportunity for participants to work on more practical, real-life cases where they were tasked to address issues and come up with solutions.
 
One participant remarked, “I really learned things that I can apply, and while this was a challenging course, the trainer was able to answer all of our questions well.”, he went on to comment that the newly acquired knowledge can be put into practice immediately and that he intends to share it with co-workers as soon as he is back to work.
 

Community trainings have started to ensure ROMACT process sustainability in Romania

A series of Community Action Group (CAG) trainings has started in North Western Romanian ROMACT municipalities. Community empowerment and mobilisation are the main focus of these workshops which started in Tarnaveni on 7th March. Tarnaveni has the largest Roma population in Mures County and the training day was attended by representatives from the seven Roma communities of Tarnaveni.  During the training participants shared their perception of what constitutes a developed community. They particularly highlighted the importance of education and schooling. “I was impressed by the exercise” stated Sorin Meghesan, Mayor of Tarnaveni, who attended the training. 
 

A home for Simona (Alesd, Romania): the construction is now finished

Good news for Simona and her family: the construction of their new house is now complete, and the house is connected to electricity and water. However, the house still needs to be furnished and equipped with domestic appliances (refrigerator, washing machine, etc.), and firewood.  Photo Gallery
 
Accounts for contributions in money are currently closed, but you can still make donations of goods by contacting Ms Laura Tartiu by e-mail : lauratartiu@gmail.com, or at the phone number: 0040 264420474.

Call for tenders for ROMACT National Facilitators in Romania - Deadline - 17 February 2017

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 National Facilitators in Romania.
The Facilitator will undertake a facilitating function in relation to the implementation of the project activities at municipal level in his/her respective country. In particular, he/she will act as a conduit between Roma communities on one hand, and the Municipal authorities on the other hand, and will work to ensure effective implementation of activities in one or more municipalities, as applicable.

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
 

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