News

Post date: 2020, 13 November
2 years after the end of ROMACT process in Blaj, we are still getting news about improvements and about the good use of investments made based on the plans and projects developed with the inputs and support of our Programme. Among the measures implemented from Blaj Municipal Action Plan for Roma Inclusion, the most symbolic one is the renovation of the bridge over Târnava river, connecting the Roma community settlement with the rest of the city.   The old bridge was dilapidated,...
Post date: 2020, 9 November
Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Programme, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for consultants in Bulgaria and Romania. Consultants will support the implementation of ROMACT Programme by providing consultancy services on various topics: - Social inclusion ; - Planning & management; - Research and analysis ; - Legal provisions.    For all information on this call and details on the procedure please...
Post date: 2020, 4 September
The toolkit "Possible solutions for informal settlements" is dedicated to local public authorities who decide to enter in the process of legalizing these types of settlements and to design development projects together with the community. The toolkit addresses issues such as the steps to be taken, the analysis of informal settlements, the demarche for legalization and the local development planning. The local team can easily identify the tools it needs from the toolkit, as appropriate...
Post date: 2020, 7 August
The Council of Europe is currently implementing the ROMACT Programme until 31 May 2021. In that context, it is looking for a Provider for the provision of evaluation services of the ROMACT Programme. (See Section A of the Act of Engagement and Appendix I of this tender file). This evaluation concerns the ROMACT Programme, with focus on the implementation aspects of its methodological process and interventions for capacity building at local level. ROMACT is a joint initiative of the Council of...
Post date: 2018, 10 December
Within the framework of the Joint European Commission and Council of Europe ROMACT Project, the Council of Europe is organising a call for tenders for consultants in Bulgaria and Romania. Consultants will support the implementation of ROMACT Programme by providing consultancy services on accessing funds under operational programmes. For all information on this call and details on the procedure please refer to the documents below. Bulgaria: Tender file – Act of Engagement  -...
Post date: 2018, 10 October
Following a call for expression of interest, 9 local authorities institutions in Germany and Sweden have been selected to organise intercultural or mediation training provided by ROMACT trainers.  The latest will deliver taylor- made training to a wide range of municipal staff  including municipality staff, social workers, police, health professionals and educational staff during a one-day session. 38 training will be implemented between October 2018 and February 2019 in Berlin, Lippe...
Post date: 2018, 26 July
On the occasion of the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels, a workshop on " Building capacity for Roma inclusion at local level"  was organised with ROMACT contribution on 11 October. Roma inclusion is an EU priority translated into national strategies. In many municipalities however the lack of political will and administrative capacity hinders progress in improving the living conditions of Roma. In this workshop Bulgarian (Stancho Stavrev, Deputy - Mayor of...
Post date: 2018, 30 May
  The Transnational Cooperation and Capacity Building component of the ROMACT programme (ROMACT TCC) aims at assisting local authorities in better integrating marginalised people, in particular non-nationals of Roma ethnicity. It is based on the assumption that local authorities are best placed to identify challenges and needs in their territories as no one-size solution fits all. It also draws on expertise of the Council of Europe, more notably in interventions at local level,...
Post date: 2018, 23 May
This call for proposals is launched in the framework of the Council of Europe Project “ROMACT V – building capacity at local level for the integration of Roma” (ROMACT V). It aims to co-fund working visits as part of the ROMACT Transnational Cooperation and Capacity Building Component (ROMACT TCC), which aims at assisting local authorities in better integrating marginalised people, in particular non-nationals of Roma ethnicity. This component supports capacity building and...
Post date: 2018, 15 May
Convinced that integration of Roma and other communities can only be successful if built in a sustainable and inclusive manner, Sheffield City Council identified ROMACT structured approach to community development as a good practice to be implemented in the city neighborhoods and requested support to initiate the process.   Following an introduction to ROMACT process with the Advisory Board of Sheffield ROMACT project and a short presentation of INSCHOOL project, 6 facilitators and a...

Pages

Subscribe to News
Disclaimer - © Council of Europe 2015 - © photo credit