Omurtag

General Information
 
ROMACT Cycle: 
Ongoing
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Eshref Eshrefov
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Stela Atanasova - secretary of the municipality
Facilitators: 
Dyian Dankov
Total population: 
20 818
Source: 
Administration of Omurtag municipality
Roma living in the Municipality: 
2 415
Description of the Municipality: 

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Omurtag Municipality is located in Targovishte Province, Northeastern Bulgaria. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Omurtag. 42 villages are also administered by the municipality. 

Roma are located in eight neighbourhoods in Omurtag municipality: in Omurtag (town)  and in the villages of Kamburovo, Belomortsi, Zvezditsa,  Iliyno, Kestenovo, Panichino and Tapchileshtov. 

In Omurtag Municipality, Roma are Bulgarian, Romani and/or Turkish speakers. 
 

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

25 Mar 2020
STEP 1- Becoming committed- Signature of the letter of agreement by the mayor
21 Sep 2020
Creation of Taskforce
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