General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Kosta Karanashev
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Rumen Stilov - deputy mayor
Dyian Dankov
Total population: 
18 562
Roma living in the Municipality: 
4 790
Description of the Municipality: 

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Kotel Municipality is located in the eastern part of Bulgaria, in Sliven Province. It administrates a total of 22 town and villages. 

According to the local expert on Roma issues, there are about 7 000 Roma living in Kotel Municipality. They are located in the main town, Kotel, but also in the villages of Gradets, Ticha, Padarevo and Mokren. 

The ROMACT Process

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

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

Timeline Points

8 Jun 2020
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of commitment
12 Oct 2020
Creation of Taskforce
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