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2015, 14 August
The Council of Europe is recruiting Facilitators to work with public administration services in the municipalities... more
2015, 12 June
Some 20 Roma living in Valea Seaca, a commune of about 3,000 inhabitants in Eastern Romania, are facing constant... more
2014, 18 August
The European Commission recently published the Summary of the Partnership Agreement with each EU member state as... more

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The population of Roma origin living in Romania is estimated at 1.85 million. (Council of Europe, 2010). 74% of them are at risk of poverty compared to 26% of non Roma (UNDP, 2011).

In Romania, 10 municipalities participated in the ROMACT Programme since the end of 2013: Aiud, Bucharest (Sector 6),  Buzau, Botosani, Calarasi, Cumpana, Targu-Jiu, Timisoara, Toflea and Valea Seaca.
In 2015 and 2016, 18 municipalities joined the programme: Ajdud, Alesd, Barcea, Calvini, Ghidigeni, Ivesti, Liesti, Medgidia, Ramnicelu, Ramnicu Sarat, Resita,  Sighisoara,  Slobozia Bradului, Sutesti, Tarnaveni, Turda, Vernesti and Viziru.
In May 2016, ROMACT cycle was successfully closed in all the municipalities that joined the programme in 2013.

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