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COORDINATORS FOR ROMA ISSUES

Coordinators for Roma issues provide support for local self-governments to implement the Strategy for the Social Inclusion of Roma 2016-2025, through defining priorities in the implementation, coordination and monitoring of strategic measures for Roma inclusion at the local level.

Coordinators for Roma issues perform the following duties:

  • Provide support for local self-government units in the development and implementation of existing and new Roma inclusion policies;
  • Work on the adoption, collection and analysis of data on social and economic needs as a basis for developing and monitoring local strategic documents related to Roma inclusion; 
  • Work on the coordination, implementation and monitoring of Roma inclusion measures defined by the local action plan; 
  • Promote the inclusion of members of the Roma community in the field of education, housing, employment, healthcare and social welfare;
  • Report on project activities, particularly on the work of the Council for Intra-National Relations and other relevant bodies for Roma inclusion at the local level;
  •  Work on improving sectoral and intersectoral cooperation among local service providers (pedagogical assistants, healthcare mediators, representatives of Social Work Centres and local branches of the National Employment Service);
  • Improve communication between the Roma community and local administration and provide support for civil society organizations working in Roma inclusion at the local level.
  • Provide assistance in organizing coordination meetings and information exchanges with the local self-government, Office for Human and Minority Rights, and other relevant civil society institutions and organizations;
  • Perform other tasks related to Roma inclusion entrusted by competent local self-government bodies.

Coordinator support covers assistance to local self-governments in developing and implementing both existing and new Roma inclusion policies, adopting, collecting and analysing data on social and economic needs as the basis for developing and monitoring local strategic documents related to Roma inclusion, implementing and monitoring Roma inclusion measures defined by the Action Plan, promotion of the inclusion of members of the Roma community in the field of employment, education, healthcare, social welfare and housing, reporting on project activities (particularly the work of the Council for Intra-National Relations and other relevant bodies for Roma inclusion at the local level), improving sectoral and intersectoral cooperation of local service provides (pedagogical assistants, healthcare mediators, representatives of Social Work Centres and local branches of the National Employment Service), facilitating communication between the Roma community and the local administration and providing support to civil society organizations working on Roma inclusion at the local level.

Furthermore, they provide assistance in organizing coordination meetings and information exchanges with the local self-governments, Office for Human and Minority Rights, and other relevant civil society institutions and organizations and perform other duties related to Roma inclusion entrusted by supervisors in the local self-government.

Municipalities/towns

 

The coordinators’ support comprises assistance to local self-governments in developing and implementing both existing and new policies for Roma inclusion, collection and analyses of data on socio-economic needs as a basis for developing and monitoring the local strategic documents pertinent to Roma inclusion, implementation and monitoring the Roma inclusion measures defined in the Action Plan, promoting the inclusion of Roma community members in employment, education, health care, social protection and housing, reporting on project activities (especially on the work of the Interethnic Council and other relevant agencies and bodies for Roma inclusion at the local level), enhancing sectorial and inter-sectorial cooperation of local service providers (pedagogical assistants, health mediators, representatives of social work centres and local branches of the National Employment Service), improving communication between the Roma community and the local administration and providing support to civil society organisations dealing with Roma inclusion at the local level.

Also, they provide assistance in organising coordination meetings and exchange of information with local self-governments, the Office for Human and Minority Rights, as well as with other relevant institutions and civil society organisations and perform other tasks related to Roma inclusion delegated by the local self-government supervisor.