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Post date: 2021, 6 July
The ROMACT Handbook will assist local stakeholders in improving the life of all citizens living in your municipality, including the Roma. It will help local administration and active citizens in objectively assessing what needs to be done in their municipality, assist them in planning actions together with all those concerned, and show them how to translate these plans into concrete measures, and when needed - how to access and use EU and other funding for that purpose. It will also assist them...
Post date: 2020, 21 April
During this period, ROMACT is adapting its small grants scheme to support the efforts of the municipalities and of the Community Action Groups to respond together to the needs of the most vulnerable and to multiply the good practices across ROMACT municipalities. As a result, 17 ROMACT municipalities in Romania and 29 municipalities in Bulgaria are receiving small grants (to which the local authorities contribute themselves with co-financing and in kind support, like provision of machines for...
Post date: 2020, 6 April
Often perceived by citizens as the level having the most impact on their living conditions, local authorities are on the forefront on the fight against COVID19 pandemic. While a number of ROMACT municipalities have taken measures to limit the outbreak impact on citizens, the ROMACT Programme is about to support the efforts of the local authorities and of the Community Action Groups to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable. Good practices at local level   In Bulgaria and Romania,...
Post date: 2019, 20 December
This call for proposals is launched in the framework of the Council of Europe Project ROMACT. It aims to co-fund national projects aimed at assisting National Support Teams with the implementation of the ROMACT methodology in Bulgaria and Romania, with the ultimate aim of building up political will and understanding of Roma inclusion at local level. For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents below. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2020...
Post date: 2019, 9 May
The last Roma Civil Society Monitoring Report on implementation of the National Roma Integration Strategy was recently published. This initiative of the European Parliament, supported by the European Commission, is implemented with the participation of over 90 diverse NGOs from the EU member states. This second monitoring cycle is focusing on progress made in key policies areas such as education, employment, healthcare and housing. The report on Romania contains a set of recommendations as well...
Post date: 2021, 15 October
Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for consultants in Bulgaria and Romania. Consultants will support the implementation of ROMACT Programme by providing consultancy services on various topics: - Social/Roma inclusion and Child Protection;  - Planning & management.   For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents...
Post date: 2021, 3 May
Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for National Project Officer in Bulgaria.  The National Project Officer will undertake a coordination function in relation to the implementation of the ROMACT project and will act as a conduit between national, regional and local authorities on one hand, and the National Facilitators’ Coordinators, Facilitators and Roma communities on...
Post date: 2021, 3 May
Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for National Facilitators' Coordinators in Bulgaria (2) and Romania (2). The National Facilitators’ Coordinator will undertake an organizational and coordination function in relation to the implementation of the ROMACT project activities at local level and will act as a conduit between facilitators on one hand, and the National Project...
Post date: 2021, 26 April
This call for proposals is launched in the framework of the Council of Europe Project ROMACT. It aims to co-fund national projects aimed at assisting National Support Teams with the implementation of the ROMACT methodology in Bulgaria and Romania, with the ultimate aim of building capacity at local level for the integration of Roma.  For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents below. The deadline for applications is 26 May 2021. Bulgaria:...
Post date: 2021, 17 February
ROMACT was implemented in Iernut between June 2017 and February 2019. Together with ROMACT support, the Community Action Group (CAG) and the Municipality finalized an Action Plan for Roma Inclusion that was adopted by the Local Council in November 2017. Following this adoption, ROMACT team supported the implementation of the document through training and coaching of the municipality staff and the CAG. In Iernut, ROMACT expertise was crucial in the preparation of proposals related to social...

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