General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Zoltán-Ladislau Pocsaly
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Mierea Liliana – Inspector – Projects and Acquisitions Office
Laura Tartiu
Total population: 
15 770
National census 2011
Roma living in the Municipality: 
Description of the Municipality: 

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Marghita is located in Bihor County, in north-west Romania, 30 km away from the Hungarian border. It administers two villages, Cheț and Ghenetea.
According to unofficial record,  there are about 1 690 Roma living in Marghita. 
There are three Roma communities living in different areas in Marghita, the biggest one living in Cheț.

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT process started in April 2018 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.
A Taskforce for Roma Inclusion was then created in September 2018. In December 2018, the Joint Action Plan for Roma Inclusion 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)
* Accessing EEA&EES funds
* Community development
* Partnership management
Expert for accessing structural&cohesion funds

Timeline Points

24 Apr 2018
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of agreement
7 Sep 2018
Creation of the Taskforce for Roma Inclusion
14 Dec 2018
Step 3- Translating priorities into measures- Joint Action Plan for Roma inclusion adopted by City Council and included in the Local Development Strategy
21 Feb 2020
End of ROMACT cycle
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