General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Ștefan Ilie
Corneliu Petrică
Total population: 
65 624
Municipal records
Roma living in the Municipality: 
3 500
Description of the Municipality: 

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Tulcea is the administrative center of Tulcea County, and had a population of 65,624 as of 2021. One village, Tudor Vladimirescu, is administered by the city.

There are 6 Roma communities in Tulcea, Neptun, Plugarilor, Carierei, Pichet, Dallas, Libertății, with around 3.500 community members.
The Roma population in Tulcea is diverse with several ethnic groups, from boilermakers, bearers, silversmiths, spoitors and even the Horahai (Turkish Roma).
Most community members are faced with issues such as : absenteeism and school dropout, unemployment, precarious housing conditions, lack of property/rental documents and poor infrastructure. 
Permanent or temporary migration has been quite important in Tulcea in the past years. 

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT Process started in April 2023 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement. 

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.

Local Development Strategy of Local Action Group Future for Tulcea - Funded by the PoiDS, Priority 01 - Community Lead Local Development.
Budget : 5 600 000€
Status : approved

Local Development Strategy of Local Action Group Restart Neptun - Funded by the PoiDS, Priority 01 - Community Lead Local Development.
Budget : 5 600 000€
Status : approved

Trainings provided by ROMACT experts :

Local Authorities (LA):
 Partnership management for Community Led Local Development - CLLD

Timeline Points

26 Apr 2023
Step 1- Becoming committed- Signature of the letter of agreement
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