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2018, 19 October
Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, the Council of Europe is issuing a call for tenders for consultants for provision of intercultural and mediation trainings within the Transnational Cooperation and Capacity Building Component of the ROMACT Programme. Consultants will be expected to provide:   - Intercultural trainings (Module A),   - Mediation trainings (Module B). For all of the information on this call and details on...
2018, 10 October
Following a call for expression of interest, 9 local authorities institutions in Germany and Sweden have been selected to organise intercultural or mediation training provided by ROMACT trainers.  The latest will deliver taylor- made training to a wide range of municipal staff  including municipality staff, social workers, police, health professionals and educational staff during a one-day session. 38 training will be implemented between October 2018 and February 2019 in Berlin, Lippe...
2018, 26 July
On the occasion of the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels, a workshop on " Building capacity for Roma inclusion at local level" will be organised with ROMACT contribution on 11 October. Roma inclusion is an EU priority translated into national strategies. In many municipalities however the lack of political will and administrative capacity hinders progress in improving the living conditions of Roma. In this workshop Bulgarian and Romanian Mayors and experts will...
2018, 30 May
Le volet Coopération transnationale et renforcement des compétences  (TCC) du Programme ROMACT (programme conjoint de la Commission Européenne et du Conseil de l’Europe) 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...
2018, 30 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...
2018, 30 May
  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,...
2018, 23 May
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...
2018, 15 May
Convinced that integration of Roma and other communities can only be successful if built in a sustainable and inclusive manner, Sheffield City Council identified ROMACT structured approach to community development as a good practice to be implemented in the city neighborhoods and requested support to initiate the process.   Following an introduction to ROMACT process with the Advisory Board of Sheffield ROMACT project and a short presentation of INSCHOOL project, 6 facilitators and a...
2018, 12 April
Ahead of International Roma Day, taking place every year on 8 April, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans and Commissioners Marianne Thyssen, Vĕra Jourová, Corina Creţu and Johannes Hahn stated: "Respect for fundamental rights, including equal treatment, is one of the cornerstones of the European Union. Yet, one of the largest minorities in the EU and in its neighbourhood – the Roma community - still does not fully benefit from these rights. Not only do Roma communities...
2018, 21 February
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: - ROMACT methodology/Roma Inclusion/ Social Inclusion policies and practices; - Strategic planning, Technical aspects to implementation of the Local Action Plans and Strategies, Project...

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