General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Sonya Georgieva
Kadrin Hasanov
Total population: 
16 764
National Census 2021
Roma living in the Municipality: 
2 313
Description of the Municipality: 

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The municipality of Dobrichka is located in northeastern Bulgaria and is part of the administrative district of Dobrich. It is adjacent to the municipalities of Tervel, Krushari, General Toshevo, Balchik, Aksakovo and Valchi dol. The municipality of Dobrichka includes 68 settlements. The administrative center of the municipality is located in the town of Dobrich.

According to official data, the Roma population is 25% of the total population of the municipality. They live in separate hamlets and are concentrated in the villages of Karapelit, Pobeda, Cherna and Stozher. The municipality has an annual budget of BGN 38,000,000. The municipality is actively trying to develop project proposals under the Operational Programmes of the EU.

The ROMACT Process

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

The Taskforce for Roma inclusion was created following Mayor's approval in September 2023.

The Municipality benefited from ROMACT expertise to apply 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.

Patronage care+ №: BG05M9OP001-6.002-0123, Providing support to the elderly and disabled people - Funded by the European Social Fund.
Beneficiaries : 220
Budget : 133 305€
Status : approved

Trainings provided by ROMACT experts :

Local Authorities (LA):
* "Making the most from the Integrated Territorial Investments and Community Led Local Development for planning and implementing the municipal plans for social inclusion”

Timeline Points

15 Mar 2023
Step 1- Becoming committed- Signature of the letter of agreement
28 Sep 2023
Creation of the Municipal Taskforce for Roma Inclusion
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