General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Maria Precup
Laurentiu Bocsas
Total population: 
33 281
National census 2011
Roma living in the Municipality: 
2 067
Description of the Municipality: 

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Reghin is a city located in Mureș County, in northern Romania. It administers Apalina and Iernuțeni.
The unofficial number of Roma living in Reghin is about 4 000 inhabitants.
There are seven Roma communities living in different areas: Apalina (3 000 Roma inhabitants), Muncitorilor,Pietroasei, Toamnei, Muncitorilor, Brândusei, Sarii. 

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT process started in Reghin with the signature of the Letter of Agreement. An Action Plan for Roma Inclusion existed already before ROMACT implementation and is updated in cooperation with Community Action Group on a yearly basis. 

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.

* Rehabilitation of Kindergarten Spiridusii Veseli - Funded by the European regional development fund, ROP 10.1.
Budget: 760 406€
Status : approved

* Improvement of the quality of life in Reghin - Funded by the European regional development fund, ROP 13.1.
Budget: 1 216 514€
Status: approved

* "Far from home, close to us" (Departe de casă, aproape de noi) - Funded by the European Social Fund, OPHC 6- Education and competences, investment priority 10.
Status: rejected

* Inclusive school, Inclusive education for children and young people in risk situations, Funded by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area and Norway Grants 2014-2021.
Budget: 900 000€
Status: approved

* Prevention and protective measures - Against Covid 19 - Funded by the CEI Extraordinary Call for Proposals 2020.
Status: rejected

* Education and E-learning methods, creating online resources for schools - Funded by the CEI Extraordinary Call for Proposals 2020.
Status: rejected 

Trainings provided by ROMACT experts :

Local Authorities :
* Public procurement expert (vocational training) ;
* Accessing Structural&Cohesion Funds ;
* Project management ;

The following measures to solve problems of the Roma community were taken:
* Pavement with gravel of 2 Streets from Apalina Roma community 

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.
Under the scheme of small grants, the following project was supported by ROMACT between April – October 2020:

Together we act! - Reghin Municipality
ROMACT supported the municipality with 4994 €, reaching 500 vulnerable inhabitants during the first peak of pandemic. The project covered information campaign on COVID19 and provided masks, disinfectant products, informative flyers and first-aid food packages for the vulnerable families with dire financial situation in the community. Telephone consultancy and specialized assistance were also offered to people who are at high risk of health due to COVID19.

Timeline Points

20 Jul 2018
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of agreement
4 Sep 2018
Step 4- Funding, implementing & monitoring: Submission of a project proposal under ROP
31 Dec 2019
End of ROMACT implementation
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