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2014, 24 February
Article by Orhan Tahir – National Project Officer for ROMED2 and ROMACT in Bulgaria. Българска статия A national... more
2013, 23 October
The ROMACT and ROMED and programmes were launched on Monday, 14 october 2013 in Albena, Bulgaria in the presence of Ms... 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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