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New initiative to help Roma people in Bulgaria and Romania

new agreement between the Council of Europe and the European Union will help marginalised Roma communities in Bulgaria and Romania to access education, housing and employment, and promote Roma inclusion. To date, the ROMACT programme has mobilised over €140 million to fund more than 120 different projects in the two countries. Nearly 7,000 local officials have also taken part in training and coaching sessions as part of the joint programme.

Call for tenders for events management in Bulgaria and Romania - Deadline: 14 February 2022

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 the provision of events management in  Bulgaria (2021AO84) and Romania (2021AO83).

The revised ROMACT Handbook is online!

The second revised version of ROMACT handbook is available.  This handbook describes the method of the ROMACT Programme.
It is a manual for Mayors, Local Administrations and active citizens wanting to improve the living conditions of disadvantaged communities, including the Roma.

ROMACT-International Roma Day 2021

On the occasion of the International Roma Day, ROMACT team is happy to introduce some members of ROMACT Community Action Groups from Darmanesti, Ulmeni and Toplita, Romania. 

From shanty to social housing- ROMACT in Iernut, Romania

In Iernut, ROMACT experts supported municipal staff to prepare project proposals but also ensured the consultation process with vulnerable community members, including the Roma. 
6 social housing blocks are under construction!

ROMACT review of available EU funding for 2021-2027

ROMACT Romanian team reviewed the objectives and indicative allocation set in the Partnership Agreement for 2021-2027 for each Operational Programme and compiled the information for the use of local authorities staff and relevant stakeholders. 


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