Fetesti

General Information
 
ROMACT Cycle: 
Ongoing
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Sorin Gafitoi
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Laurențiu Șoncherenche, vice mayor
Facilitators: 
Corneliu Petrica
Total population: 
30 217
Source: 
National census 2011
Roma living in the Municipality: 
1 608
Description of the Municipality: 

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Fetești is situated in Ialomita County and it is formed out of 4 smaller localities: Feteşti-Gară, Feteşti-Oraş, Vlaşca and Buliga.
The unofficial number of Roma is unknow but the community members are mainly living in three neighborhoods: Vlasca, Dudesti and Colonisti.
 

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT process started in June 2018 with the signature of the letter of agreement.
The Taskforce for Roma Inclusion was then created in August 2018.
The Joint Action Plan 2019-2021 was approved unanimously by the Local Council on 24 April 2019.

Several training were provided:

The Local Authorities were trained/coached in:
* Project management ( vocational training)
* Public procurement expert (vocational training)
* EEA and Norwegian Grants 2014-2021
* Attracting funds to implement Local Action Plan for Roma Inclusion

The CAG was trained/coached in:
* Attributions of the Local Council vs. attributions of the mayor
* Accessing social services
* Accessing health services

The following measures to solve problems in Roma community were taken:
 * Rehabilitation of the main roads of the Roma community
* Creation of a bus station was created in the Roma community;
* Extension of the working contract of the local expert for Roma issues; 
* Rehabilitation of “Mihai Viteazu” and “Radu Voda” gymnasia schools;
* Support for 16 Roma pupils to access high school education; 
* Provision of support thourgh excepting from judicial stamp tax for 100 Roma families at poverty risk and for obtaining property documents for land and households, facilitation of getting IDs

 

Timeline Points

27 Jun 2018
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of agreement
30 Aug 2018
Creation of Taskforce
24 Apr 2019
Step 3- Translating priorities into measures- Joint Action Plan for Roma inclusion adopted by Local Council
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