Bulgaria

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2022, 19 August
A new agreement between the Council of Europe and the European Union will help... more
2022, 20 July
Velingrad is a municipality located in southwestern Bulgaria, in Pazardzhik Province.  Approximately 10% of the... more
2021, 20 December
Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, the Council of Europe is... more

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The population of Roma origin living in Bulgaria is estimated at 750 000 (Council of Europe, 2010). 81% of them are at risk of poverty compared to 40% of non Roma (UNDP, 2011).
 
In Bulgaria, ROMACT implementation started in the beginning of  2014.

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