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2017, 21 April
Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Project, the Council of Europe is... more
2017, 13 March
  Out of 10 Bulgarian  municipalities which submitted project concepts under the integrated procedure of... more
2017, 13 March
From 13 to 17 March, in the frame of ROMACT Transnational Cooperation Component and Capacity Building (TCC) Programme,... more

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The population of Roma origin living in Bulgaria is estimated at 750,000 (Council of Europe, 2010). 81% of them are at risk of poverty compared to 40% of non Roma (UNDP, 2011).
In Bulgaria, 6 municipalities participate in the ROMACT Programme since the end of 2013: Byala Slatina, Maglizh, Shumen, Sliven, Tundja and Varna.
In 2015, 8 municipalities joined the Programme: Aytos, Isperich, Nickola Kozlevo, Novi Pazar, Peshtera, Sredets, Tvarditsa and Vetovo.
In 2016, ROMACT cycle was successfully closed in Byala Slatina, Maglizh, Shumen, Sliven and Tundja and interrupted in Varna.

The ROMACT National Support Team in Bulgaria

Liliya Makaveeva
National Project Officer

Bagryan Maksimov
National Focal Point

Ivelin Hristov
National Focal Point

 

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