General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Georgi Georgiev
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Ferhan Hasan - Head of the department of education and humanitarian activities
Galina Topalova
Total population: 
13 752
National census 2011
Roma living in the Municipality: 
Description of the Municipality: 

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Dalgopol is located in Varna District. Agriculture is a structural branch of the local economy. It is present in all settlements of the municipality and has an important role for its overall development.

The unofficial number of Roma inhabitants is around 4500.  They are mostly Horahane Roma and they mostly live in Dalgopol, Velichkovo and Tsonevo. 

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT Process started in April 2021 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.

The Taskforce for Roma inclusion was created following Mayor's approval in November 2021. 

The Municipal Action Plan for Roma inclusion was adopted by the Local Council in January 2022.

ROMACT experts provided the following trainings between September - December 2021: 

For the local authorities:
* Partnership management for the implementation of municipal policies on social inclusion

For Community Action Groups:
* Participation within municipal budget process

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 February 2022 - May 2022:
Arrangement of playground for children – Dalgopol Municipality
ROMACT supported the municipality with 4998 € for the cleaning of unregulated landfills formed in the neighbourhood over the years. The project covered the set-up of 6 new garbage containers and the instalment of a basketball court for the children. Around 30 volunteers participated in the cleaning which demonstrates the motivation of the residents to keep a clean environment through direct and active participation in project activities.

Timeline Points

27 Apr 2021
Step 1- Becoming Committed- Signature of the letter of agreement
26 Nov 2021
Creation of the Municipal Taskforce for Roma Inclusion
28 Jan 2022
Step 3- Translating priorities into measures- Adoption of the Joint Action Plan by City Council
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