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September 2011 – Developing tools for the efficient implementation of the Romanian strategy for Roma – increase the absorption of EU structural funds, improve monitoring and advocacy

Project Name: Developing tools for efficient implementation of the Romanian strategy for Roma – increase the absorption
of EU structural funds, improve monitoring and advocacy
Financer: Open Society Foundations
Partners: Policy Center for Roma and Minorities
Implementation time frame: September 2011 – September 2012
Budget: 29190 USD
Objectives:
  • Identifying the way structural funds can contribute to achieving objectives of the Romanian
    Government Strategy for the inclusion of Romanian citizens who are part of the Roma minority in the
    time frame of 2012 – 2020, especially in primary fields of health, housing, education and work.
  • Developing an advocacy campaign focused on the afore-mentioned strategy
  • Influencing the political decision makers on a local and national level to adopt measures for the
    social inclusion of the Roma minority
Results:
  • Conducting a study regarding the monitoring of the implementation of the Romanian Government
    Strategy for the inclusion of Romanian citizens who are part of the Roma minority in the time frame
    of 2012 – 2020 – The impact of national programs meant to stimulate school attendance and
    performance – study on the measured issued in the Romanian Government Strategy for the inclusion of
    Romanian citizens who are part of the Roma minority in the time frame of 2012 – 2020, Gabriela
    Neagu, RCR Editorial, Bucharest 2012
  • Conducting a study regarding the capacitation of Roma communities to access structural funds – The
    impact of structural funds on poor communities – influencing the legislative framework, Aida Catana,
    Cezarina Falan, Violeta Stefanescu, RCR Editorial, Bucuresti, 2012
  • Lobby and advocacy activities regarding the need of efficiently implementing the Romanian Government
    Strategy for the inclusion of Romanian citizens who are part of the Roma minority in the time frame
    of 2012 – 2020

Romanian strategy