The ROMACT Handbook

A manual for Mayors, Local Administrations and active citizens wanting to improve the living conditions of disadvantaged communities, including the Roma.


What to do?

The ROMACT Handbook will assist you in improving the life of all citizens living in your municipality, including the Roma. It will help you in objectively assessing what needs to be done in your municipality, assist you in planning actions together with all those concerned, and show you how to translate these plans into concrete measures, and when needed - how to access and use the EU and other funding for that purpose. It will also assist you in complying, at your level, with duties imposed by international conventions and national laws.

This handbook describes the method of the ROMACT Programme. Although it is focused on the inclusion of marginalised Roma, it is also relevant for other vulnerable people.

Applying the ROMACT process will be hard work but it will lead to positive change, not only for the local Roma, but also for the entire municipality. 

The Annexes of the handbook are available to download in word in the zip.file.

Only the Bulgarian, English and Romanian versions of the ROMACT Handbook were revised and improved.  Each version contains specific parts that are adapted to the local and national contexts. 

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