Municipal Taskforce Group meeting in Bijelo Polje

In the premises of the Municipality of Bijelo Polje, on June 22, 2020, a meeting of the Municipal Taskforce Group was organized, which was attended by: Mayor Petar Smolovic, Damir Mustajbasic, independent Municipal advisor, Milos Kljajevic, Head of the Office Department in the Secretariat for Local Self-Government, Fahrudin Begovic, Municipal manager, Rafet Mulic, facilitator of the Bijelo Polje Municipality, Alessandro Botta, Project Officer, Samir Jaha, Focal Point and executive director of NGO Young Roma, as well as members of Roma community: Ringo Selimovic, Marija Bozovic, Slobodan Markovic, Esko Selimovic, Vinetu Selimovic.



During the meeting, they talked about solving the housing problem of Roma families from the settlement of Rakonje, arranging the Roma settlement of Strojtanica, as well as models of support and promotion of cultural integration of the RE community in this municipality.

The Municipal Taskforce Group, created within ROMACTED Programme, brings together representatives of the Institutional Working Group (IWG) and the Community Action Group (CAG) and provides space for joint cooperation and constructive dialogue between the two structures. Also, one of the primary activities of this working group is the development of Local Action Plans, which represents a key document for more successful integration of the Roma community at the local level. The Municipality of Bijelo Polje adopted the Local Action Plan for Roma Integration in 2018 and it will last until 2022.



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