Satu Mare

General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Gábor Kereskényi
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Adrian Balaj, Head of the Social Assistance Department
Laura Tartiu
Total population: 
109 728
National census 2011
Roma living in the Municipality: 
9 000
Description of the Municipality: 

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Satu Mare is located in Satu Mare County, nearby the Hungarian and Ukrainian borders. 

The Hungarians constitute the biggest minority in Satu Mare, while there are approximately 17 000 Roma living in the municipality.
They are located in 5 areas: Satmarel, the most populated and poorest area, with 4 000 inhabitants, Solitaritatea neighborhood, Zefirului, Toamnei, Timisului, Tarnavei, Ostrovului Streets, which are social housing area,  Ion Ghica Street, Micro, 14, 16, 17 and finally Odorheului Street which is extremely poor and where traditional communities live. 

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT Process started in January 2021 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.

The Municipality benefited of ROMACT expertise for the following projects:
IRIS: Inclusion of Roma in Sătmărel, Enhancing Roma Inclusion and Empowerment, FRDS
Status: Not submitted

IRIS: Inclusion of Roma in Sătmărel, Mobilising vulnerable groups in underserved areas, FRDS
Status: Not submitted


Timeline Points

8 Jan 2021
Step 1- Becoming committed- Signature of the letter of commitment
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