General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Mayor Nicolae Velcea
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Carmen Radulescu, local expert for Roma issues and Cristina Ion, social assistant
Irina Ilisei
Total population: 
15 450
Roma living in the Municipality: 
Description of the Municipality: 

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Stefanesti town is situated in Arges County, in Southern Romania, 100 km from Bucharest. It  gathers Stefanesti, Enculesti, Golesti, Izvorani, Stefanestii-Noi, Valea Mare Podgoria, Viisoara, Zavoi.
There are unofficially 574 Roma  households, mostly located in Zavoi, Blocuri Streaua ( Stefanesti) and Golesti. Over 90% are not connected to all main utilities, 99% do not have access to gas, 20% do not have access to water in their household or yard, 30% do not have access to electricity.

The ROMACT Process

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

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

Media coverage:

Primăria Ștefănești, partener oficial al Comisiei Europene- Ștefănești City Hall, official partner of the European Commission

Program pilot în România, desfășurat la Ștefănești - Pilot program in Romania, implemented in Ștefănești


Timeline Points

7 Apr 2020
Step 1- Becoming Committed- Signature of the letter of agreement
28 Aug 2020
Creation of Taskforce
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