Bulgaria

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2017, 13 March
From 13 to 17 March, in the frame of ROMACT Transnational Cooperation Component and Capacity Building (TCC) Programme,... more
Community Action Group training on advocacy, August 2016
2017, 21 February
On the 25th September 2012, the Mayor of Maglizh took decisive action to demolish 34 illegal shanty houses.  The... more
2017, 30 January
Mr. Stancho Stavrev, Deputy Mayor of Tundja, provided an overview of the learning, positive experiences and results of... more

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Facts

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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