General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Ovidiu Teodor Cretu
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
George Avram, City Administrator; Marcela Tudoran, Social Worker; Radu Dreptate, Head of the Social Work Department
Florin Marin
Total population: 
77 786
National Statistics Institute 2016
Roma living in the Municipality: 
1 644
Description of the Municipality: 

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Bistrita is the capital city of Bistrița-Năsăud County, in north-west Romania. It administers six villages: Sigmir, Slatina, Ghinda, Sărata, Unirea and Viişoara.
Roma population in Bistrita is unofficially about 3000 people mainly settled in Viişoara.
The Roma Counseling Office was created within the Bistrita Social Assistance Directorate to improve the situation of Roma citizens in Bistrita.  


The ROMACT Process

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

Several training were provided:

Local Authorities representatives were trained/coached on :
* Accessing Structural and Cohesion Funds
* Project management
* Social assistance - working procedures for children with migrant parents
* Partnership management
* Expert for accessing structural & cohesion funds
* Public procurement expert

CAG members were coached/trained on: 
* Start-up Nation project
* Community Development

Timeline Points

29 Nov 2018
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of commitment
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