Valea lui Mihai

General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Iozsef Nyako
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Bilatiu Aniko, Head of Project development
Laura Tartiu
Total population: 
9 902
National census 2011
Roma living in the Municipality: 
Description of the Municipality: 

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Valea lui Mihai It is located next to the Hungarian border in Bihor County.
According to the municipality estimates, there are 1200 Roma living in two neighborhoods, Dienes and Bank Utca. 
Roma in Valea lui Mihai are living in precarious conditions including informal housing and lack of access to services. 
The school absenteism and dropout is particularly high in this area. 


The ROMACT Process

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

The Joint Action Plan for Roma Inclusion was adopted by the Local Council in February 2022.

The Municipality benefited of ROMACT expertise for the following project:
*"Improving the infrastructure of the" Zelk Zoltan "Gymnasium School from the “Dihenes” neighborhood from Valea lui Mihai ”, Enhancing Roma Inclusion and Empowerment - Small grants scheme, FRDS
Status: Under evaluation

Local Authorities representatives were trained/coached on:
* Project management (certified training)
* Public procurement (certified training)
* Informal settlements & housing policies

Timeline Points

6 Jan 2021
Step 1- Becoming committed- Signature of the letter of commitment
25 Feb 2022
Step 3- Translating priorities into measures. Joint Action Plan for Roma inclusion adopted by the Local Council
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