Mezdra

General Information
 
ROMACT Cycle: 
Ongoing
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Ivan Asparuhov
Facilitators: 
Alexandra Raykova
Total population: 
20 838
Source: 
Administration of Mezdra municipality
Roma living in the Municipality: 
2 000
Description of the Municipality: 

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Mezdra municipality is located in north-west Bulgaria, in the Vratsa Province. It administers a total of 26 town and villages. 
Roma are located in eight neighbourhoods in Mezdra municipality, in Mezdra (town), Moravitsa, Dolna Kremena,  Brusen, Eliseyna , Krapets, Rebarkovo, Zverino. 
Most Roma living in Mezdra Municipality belongs to the Dasikane and Kaldarashi sub-groups and speak both Romani and Bulgarian language. 

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT started in March 2020 with the signature of the Letter of agreement.

The Taskforce for Roma inclusion was created following Mayor's approval in September 2020. 

Timeline Points

13 Mar 2020
Step 1- Becoming Committed- Signature of the letter of agreement
18 Sep 2020
Creation of Taskforce
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