General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Dorin Alexandrescu
Corina Mihaila
Total population: 
24 300
National census 2011
Roma living in the Municipality: 
1 400
Description of the Municipality: 

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Dorohoi is a municipality located in northeastern Romania,  in Botoșani County, Moldova. It consists in Dealu Mare, Dorohoi, Loturi Enescu and Progresul entities. 

The estimated number of Roma citizens is approximately 1600. Most of them are living in a neighborhood called Drochia and are faced with multiple issues including lack of education, health problems, lack of identity documents, lack of housing, unemployment. 

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT Process started in January 2021 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.
In October 2022, the Joint Action Plan for Roma Inclusion was adopted by the Local Council. 

The Municipality benefited of ROMACT expertise for the following projects :
The expertise provided by ROMACT for municipalities involves training and guidance on preparing project proposals and implementing inclusive policies aimed at improving the living conditions and social integration of vulnerable populations, including the Roma.

Increasing inclusion and developing the premises for a better quality of life of Roma community - Funded by the FRDS, Enhancing Roma Inclusion and Empowerment.
Budget: 456 384€
Status: under evaluation

Trainings provided by ROMACT experts :

Local Authorities :
* Public procurement (certified training)
* Project management (certified training)
* Overcoming challenges in using MySMIS platform ( platform for potential beneficiaries of the EU funds) 

ROMACT Small Grants Scheme :
ROMACT offers small grants scheme to support the efforts of the municipalities and Community Action Groups to respond together to the needs of the most vulnerable and to multiply the good practices across ROMACT municipalities.
Arrangement of a playground – Municipality of Dorohoi
ROMACT supported the municipality with 4985€ for the rearrangement of a playground in the Drochia neighbourhood of Dorohoi. The project increased the area of green space in the neighbourhood and created a nice and safe recreation area that is inclusive of all, especially children.

Timeline Points

7 Jan 2021
Step 1- Becoming committed- Signature of the letter of commitment
27 Oct 2022
Step 3 - Translating priorities into measures- Adoption of the Joint Action Plan by City Council
28 Feb 2023
End of ROMACT Process
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