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Post date: 2019, 5 July
ROMACT organised a national meeting in Bulgaria to address the challenges in planning for Roma inclusion and ensuring dialogue and cooperation at local level, entitled “Mainstreaming Roma Inclusion Issues into Local and Regional Development Policy”. The meeting took place in Sofia on 9 July at the National Palace of Culture. The event provided an opportunity to discuss, based on the evidence collected from the field by ROMACT experts, the issues encountered at local level with...
Post date: 2019, 9 May
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...
Post date: 2019, 25 February
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...
Post date: 2017, 30 January
Mr. Stancho Stavrev, Deputy Mayor of Tundja, provided an overview of the learning, positive experiences and results of the program. Among these achievements were included: the real improvements in communication and collaboration between the Roma community and local authorities; the inclusion of the community in consultation and decision-making processes; an increase in the capacity and concern of municipal officials with regards to the development of integration policies for the Roma community...
Post date: 2017, 25 January
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 National Facilitators in Romania. The Facilitator will undertake a facilitating function in relation to the implementation of the project activities at municipal level in his/her respective country. In particular, he/she will act as a conduit between Roma communities on one hand, and the Municipal authorities on the other hand, and will work to...
Post date: 2017, 20 January
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 National Facilitators in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Italy and Slovak Republic. The Facilitator will undertake a facilitating function in relation to the implementation of the project activities at municipal level in his/her respective country. In particular, he/she will act as a conduit between Roma communities on one hand, and the Municipal...
Post date: 2014, 19 August
via European Commission website. The European Commission - in cooperation with the Council of Europe - has convened a high level international conference in Brussels on 2 and 3 October 2014 to take stock of progress and lessons learned in integrating Roma at the local level with the support of the ROMACT programme. This event will bring together more than 400 participants from more than 10 countries representing public authorities at EU, national and local level, international institutions and...
Post date: 2014, 24 June
Les programmes joints de la Commission européenne et du Conseil de l’Europe ROMED et ROMACT viennent de lancer un appel d’offres concernant le redesign, la maintenance ou l’optimisation de leur sites web respectifs. Veuillez lire attentivement les pièces jointes ci-dessous. La date limite d’envoi des offres a été établie au 7 juillet 2014, 00 :00 CET. Pour plus d’informations, contactez l’équipe ROMED/ROMACT...
Post date: 2014, 24 June
The deadline for Tenders (ROMED/ROMACT Websites) has been extended until FRIDAY 11th of July, midnight (CET) The ROMED and ROMACT Joint Programmes of the European Commission and Council of Europe are launching a Call for Tenders for the redesign, maintenance or optimization of their respective websites. Please read carefully the following attachments. The deadline for submission of offers is set to 7 July 2014 at 00:00 CET. For further information, please contact the ROMED/ROMACT team at romed@...
Post date: 2014, 10 June
The guide should be seen in the context of the emerging European Union (EU) policy framework embodied in the Europe 2020 Strategy, the EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies (NRIS), the current (2007‐2013) and future (2014‐2020) programming period for ESI Funds. It complements the EURoma guide Tackling Roma needs in the 2014‐2020 Structural Funds Programming Period. Guide to improve the planning process by shifting the focus from the national and regional planning processes of...

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