Draganesti Olt

General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Pantelie Rotaru
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Ileana Purcarea
Marius Parno
Total population: 
11 892
National census 2011
Roma living in the Municipality: 
1 300
Description of the Municipality: 

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Drăgănești-Olt is a town in Olt County, southern Romania.  It administers the town of Drăgănești-Olt and the village of Comani.
The unofficial number of Roma living in Drăgănești-Olt is about 1800.

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT started in July 2018 in Drăgănești-Olt, with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.  In September 2018, the Taskforce for Roma Inclusion was created.

In December 2018, the Joint Action Plan was adopted by the Local Council.

Several trainings were provided:

The Local Authorities were coached/trained in:
* Public procurement expert (vocational training)
* Project management (vocational training)
* EEA and Norwegian Grants 2014-2021

The following measures to solve problems in Roma community were taken: 
* Recruitment of a local expert for Roma issues
* Construction of a kindergarten in the community
* Informative campaign on health

Timeline Points

17 Jul 2018
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of commitment
5 Sep 2018
Creation of Taskforce
28 Dec 2018
Step 3- Translating priorities into measures- Joint Action Plan for Roma inclusion adopted by City Council
31 Mar 2020
End of ROMACT implementation
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