General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Iliycho Lachovski
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Galya Shuglyova - Chief Expert "Projects, European Funds and International Cooperation"
Yuksel Yasharov and Daniela Mihaylova
Total population: 
14 152
Administration of Knezha municipality
Roma living in the Municipality: 
3 506
Description of the Municipality: 

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Knezha Municipality is located in Pleven Province in Northern Bulgaria. The municipality has 4 settlements, the town of Knezha and the villages Enitsa,  Brenitsa and Lazarovo. 

Roma are located in four places in Knezha municipality: in Knezha  (town), and in the villages of Brenitsa and Enitsa.


The ROMACT Process

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

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

In April 2021, the municipality requested the end of ROMACT implementation in Knezha. 

Timeline Points

13 Mar 2020
Step 1- Becoming Committed- Signature of the letter of agreement
1 Oct 2020
Creation of Taskforce
23 Apr 2021
Municipality request to end ROMACT process
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