Strengthening capacity and partnership building to improve Roma condition and perception

Overall objective:

  • To promote the social inclusion of Roma by strengthening the capacity and readiness of public institutions at the national, regional, county and municipality level to work with Roma representatives and solve problems faced by Roma communities.

Specific objectives:

  • To build capacities of the institutions at national and regional level (ministries, national agencies, Roma representatives, counties) in order to develop the capacity to implement and monitor Roma social inclusion measures and to manage and absorb the EU funds;
  • To support the development of the multi-sectoral working groups involved in the implementation and monitoring of strategy for Roma;
  • To improve cooperation among the major stakeholders involved in the implementation and monitoring of Roma social inclusion measures;
  • To assess the situation of socially excluded persons and communities and to develop a relevant counterstrategy; 
  • To implement a public awareness campaign focused on Roma issues.
Country: 
Romania
Region: 
Europe (Eastern & Central)
Area of competence: 
SOCIAL INCLUSION & PROTECTION > Roma and gypsies
Donor organisation: 
European Commission
Start of project: 
October, 2006
Type: 
Technical Assistance