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



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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