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ROMACT small grants scheme during COVID19 pandemic

During this period, ROMACT is adapting its small grants scheme to support the efforts of the municipalities and of the Community Action Groups to respond together to the needs of the most vulnerable and to multiply the good practices across ROMACT municipalities. As a result, 17 ROMACT municipalities in Romania and 29 municipalities in Bulgaria are receiving small grants (to which the local authorities contribute themselves with co-financing and in kind support, like provision of machines for streets / neighbourhood disinfection, water distribution, purchase and transportation of goods etc.) in order to

Soluțiile localităților partenere ROMACT de a limita impactul crizei generate de COVID19 asupra comunităților de romi

De cele mai multe ori percepute de către cetățeni ca având cel mai mare impact asupra condițiilor lor de viață, autoritățile locale sunt în prima linie de luptă împotriva pandemiei generate de COVID19. În vreme ce o parte dintre localitățile partenere ROMACT au luat deja măsuri pentru limitarea impactului infecției asupra cetățenilor, Programul ROMACT se pregătește și el pentru a sprijini eforturile autorităților locale și a Grupurilor de Acțiune Comunitară de a răspunde nevoilor celor mai vulnerabili.
 
 
Bune practici la nivel local
 

ROMACT Municipalities’ Solutions to Limit COVID19 Crisis Impact on Roma Communities

Often perceived by citizens as the level having the most impact on their living conditions, local authorities are on the forefront on the fight against COVID19 pandemic. While a number of ROMACT municipalities have taken measures to limit the outbreak impact on citizens, the ROMACT Programme is about to support the efforts of the local authorities and of the Community Action Groups to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable.

Call for proposals - grants for ROMACT "support organisations" in Bulgaria and Romania - Deadline for applications 31 January 2020

This call for proposals is launched in the framework of the Council of Europe Project ROMACT. It aims to co-fund national projects aimed at assisting National Support Teams with the implementation of the ROMACT methodology in Bulgaria and Romania, with the ultimate aim of building up political will and understanding of Roma inclusion at local level.

For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents below.

The deadline for applications is 31 January 2020.

Roma Civil Society Monitoring Report 2019: two Romanian ROMACT municipalities presented as positive examples

The last Roma Civil Society Monitoring Report on implementation of the National Roma Integration Strategy was recently published. This initiative of the European Parliament, supported by the European Commission, is implemented with the participation of over 90 diverse NGOs from the EU member states. This second monitoring cycle is focussing on progress made in key policies areas such as education, employment, healthcare and housing. The report on Romania contains a set of recommendations as well as three case studies demonstrating the positive impact of given projects to support the implementation of the Roma Strategy at local level. It comprises presentations of ROMACT impact in Tarnaveni and Marasesti.

The ROMACT Guide on Social Housing Allocation Criteria for Romania is now available

The ROMACT guide on social housing allocation criteria is based on the continuous needs assessment in ROMACT municipalities and comes in support  to the Romanian local authorities to better understand the social housing allocation methodology and promote the prevention of discriminatory policies in access to housing.
 
It combines both legal and social approaches and exemplifies potential restrictive criteria as well as criteria that are accessible and already used by some municipalities.
 
If you are a local authorities representative / a municipality civil servant and you want to provide us with feedback on the ROMACT guide, please write at romact@coe-romact.org.

Call for tenders for consultants on access to funds under operational programmes in Bulgaria and Romania - deadline 21 January 2019

Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Project, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for consultants in Bulgaria and Romania.

Consultants will support the implementation of ROMACT Programme by providing consultancy services on accessing funds under operational programmes.

For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents below.

ROMACT event during European Week of Regions and Cities- 11 October 2018

On the occasion of the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels, a workshop on " Building capacity for Roma inclusion at local level"  was organised with ROMACT contribution on 11 October.

ROMACT TCC- Call for proposals for grants for the organisation of working visits - Deadline 15 July 2018

This call for proposals is launched in the framework of the Council of Europe Project “ROMACT V – building capacity at local level for the integration of Roma” (ROMACT V). It aims to co-fund working visits as part of the ROMACT Transnational Cooperation and Capacity Building Component (ROMACT TCC), which aims at assisting local authorities in better integrating marginalised people, in particular non-nationals of Roma ethnicity. This component supports capacity building and transnational cooperation activities.
This call concerns only the support for working visits (Module C) of ROMACT TCC.

HOW TO APPLY?
Please read carefully all documents of the Call

Call for tenders for consultants in Bulgaria and Romania - Deadline: 15 March 2018

Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for consultants in Bulgaria and Romania.

Consultants will support the implementation of ROMACT Programme by providing consultancy services on various topics:

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