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2017, 11 September
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.
2017, 23 June
Activities to develop employment and employability at local levels are a relatively unknown and underused approach. Methods to improve employability and employment opportunities are generally initiated on the national level and they lack the ability to respond to the specific needs that local municipalities and their citizens face. One of the most achievable steps towards local employment development can be found in working to encourage local municipal business expansion. These municipal...
2017, 15 June
Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Project the Council of Europe is organising a call for proposals for grants. It aims to co-fund working visits (Module C) as part of the ROMACT Transnational Cooperation and Capacity Building Component. The deadline for this call is 15 September 2017.   For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents below. Call for proposal - Appendix I - Appendix II - Appendix...
2017, 15 June
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: Bulgaria: Call...
2017, 24 May
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...
2017, 11 May
Le volet Coopération transnationale et renforcement des compétences  (TCC) du Programme ROMACT  vise à aider les autorités locales à mieux intégrer les personnes défavorisées, particulièrement les non-ressortissants d’origine ethnique rom. Ce programme est fondé sur l’idée qu’il n’existe pas de solution unique et que les autorités locales sont les plus aptes à identifier...
2017, 2 May
In the frame of ROMACT TCC working visits, representatives from Gothenburg Municipality, Sweden are currently in Buzau, Romania to assess the situation of Roma and exchange practice and experience with their Romanian counterparts in the field of education, employment, social inclusion and health. The 7 Swedish participants to the visit will also visit Roma communities. Lastly, a meeting with Buzau Mayor is set up to explore further cooperation between the two municipalities and to solve...
2017, 26 April
Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Project, and in particular ROMACT Transnational Cooperation and Capacity Building Component, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for consultancy services for the provision of intercultural trainings and mediation trainings.   For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents below. Terms of Reference- Act of Engagement
2017, 21 April
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: ROMACT methodology/Roma Inclusion/ Social Inclusion policies and practices; Strategic planning, Technical aspects gerry lockran related to implementation of the Local Action Plans and...
2017, 4 April
The Transnational Cooperation and Capacity Building component of the ROMACT programme (ROMACT TCC) aims at assisting local authorities in better integrating marginalised people, in particular non-nationals of Roma ethnicity. It is based on the assumption that local authorities are best placed to identify challenges and needs in their territories as no one-size solution fits all. It also draws on expertise of the Council of Europe, more notably in interventions at local level, intercultural...

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