Krivodol

General Information
 
ROMACT Cycle: 
Ongoing
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Petar Danchev
Facilitators: 
Dora Petkova
Total population: 
8 473
Source: 
Municipality
Roma living in the Municipality: 
2 224
Description of the Municipality: 

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 Krivodol Municipality is located in Vratsa Province, in north-west Bulgaria. 

Roma are living in two neighbourhoods of the town of Krivodol, namely Cement Mahala and IV District. There are also Roma living in the surrounding villages: Pudria, Kradover, Glavatsi, Gradeshnitsa, Baurene, Rakevo, Lesura, Galatin. 

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT process started in November 2018 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.

The Taskforce was created and met for the first time in February 2020.

Several training were provided: 

The local authorities were coached/trained on:
* Legal frame for addressing discrimination
* Effective communication and transparency
* Understanding ROMACT process. Necessity to address marginalisation
* Establishing a municipal Taskforce on Roma social inclusion; Introduction to municipal procedures
* Role and tasks of a project coordinator
* Nature, functions and tasks of the Taskforce on Roma social inclusion. Order, Rules of Procedure.

The CAG was coached/trained on:
* Harmonizing activizm with professionalism
* Legal frame for addressing discrimination

The following measures to solve problems in Roma community were taken:
* Recruitment of 2 Roma educational mediators 
* Recruitment of 5 community mediators
* Replacement of the water supply network of Yuri Gagarin Street in the Roma quarter of Galatin village 

The Municipality benefited of ROMACT expertise for the following projects:
* "Together we can do more" - OPHRD&OPSESG- Approved- Budget: 435 685 €
*  "Municipalities of Krivodol and Borovan - partner to care for a better life" - OPHRD- Approved- Budget: 88 881 euros
 

Timeline Points

21 Nov 2018
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of commitment
14 Mar 2019
Step 4- Funding, implementing & monitoring: Submission of a project proposal under OPHRD
14 Feb 2020
Creation of Taskforce
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