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2016, 15 December
In the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Project, the Council of Europe is... more
2016, 6 December
Launched in 2016, ROMACT T.C.C. (ROMACT Transnational Cooperation Component) is a new component of the ROMACT Programme... more
2016, 26 October
In the premises of the Council of Europe (CoE) office in Brussels, Valeriu Nicolae, Special Representative of the... 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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