The purpose of the cooperation agreement is to provide the necessary expertise between Shtime municipality for drafting the local action plan for the integration of Roma and Ashkali communities based on the National Strategy for the Integration of Roma and Ashkali Communities 2017-2021.
Over the coming months, a series of meetings and workshops will be held between local officials, local community and other persons / institutions with a view to identifying challenges and building specific activities to improve the Roma and Ashkali position in this municipality. 'It is expected that after the drafting of the Action Plan, the Municipality of Shtime will be budgeted and approved in front of the Municipal Assembly.
The municipality of Shtime has welcomed this opportunity and has pledged to continue the good cooperation with VoRAE in the future in all areas that could affect the improvement of the living conditions and integration of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities.
In the meeting were attended by senior VoRAE and Shtime Municipality officials.