General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Ivan Lazarov
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Nina Popova – deputy mayor
Kadrin Hasanov
Total population: 
6 927
National Census 2021
Roma living in the Municipality: 
1 453
Description of the Municipality: 

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Varshets Municipality is located in northwestern Bulgaria and is one of the constituent municipalities of Montana District. The municipality has 10 settlements with a total population of 6927 inhabitants as of September 7, 2022. The largest is the Bulgarian ethnic group with its 82% followed by the Roma by 17.4%. The Roma in Varshets municipality live mainly in the town of Varshets - over 95% of the self -identified as Roma.

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT Process started in November 2022 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.

Trainings provided by ROMACT experts :

Taskforce :
* Partnership management for planning and implementation of municipal policies for social inclusion;
Inclusive Strategy Planning.

Local Authorities (LA):
* Social and Emotional Development and Language Culture through Lego Education (training for teachers).

Timeline Points

29 Nov 2022
Step 1- Becoming committed- Signature of the letter of agreement
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