Supported by: Open Society Institute – (OSI-RIO) – Budapest

Budget: $ 6350

Objectives:

Support the integration and inclusion of vulnerable groups, with a focus on Roma.

Specific objective:

  1. Promote social inclusion and integration of Roma through best practice;
  2. Sharing and learning through European countries and bring it to the forefront of local achievements;

 

Expected results:

  1. To create space for local authorities to exchange their programs for Roma inclusion
  2. Promote a place for learning and visible platform for municipalities which implement national strategies for Roma integration.
  3. launched a new initiative to establish a European network of local governments that have implemented (or plan to implement) programs to support integration and inclusion of vulnerable groups, with a focus on Roma ..
  4. Information on best practices (supported with relevant case work) for the use of EU funds for Roma inclusion in education, employment, health, housing and communal services.

 

Activities:

  1. Establish an advisory body and team who will write the “Municipal management and inclusion of Roma in Europe – Lessons from the field – Macedonia
  2. Identification of initiatives to support the integration and inclusion of vulnerable groups, focusing on Roma at the local level.
  3. Preparation of a list of projects that support the integration and inclusion of vulnerable groups, focusing on Roma at the local level.
  4. Establish a database of projects that support the integration and inclusion of vulnerable groups, focusing on Roma at the local level.
  5. Representation of municipalities to nominate mayor that wil start initiative focused on policy for Roma inclusion and integration into society.

 

Project duration: 6 months (05.2011 – 12.2012)