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Factsheet for measure RO-2022-27/2893 – Updated – measures in Romania
|Country||Romania , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 29 June 2022|
|Context||War in Ukraine|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Measures to prevent social hardship
– Access to childcare and education
|Author||Nicoleta Voicu (Association Center for Public Innovation)|
|Measure added||14 September 2022 (updated 06 March 2023)|
The emergency ordinance establishes exceptional measures in the fields of health, education, employment, housing, vulnerable persons and children and young people, in order to facilitate the inclusion of displaced persons from Ukraine into Romanian society. The National Plan of Measures for the Protection and Inclusion of Displaced Persons from Ukraine, Beneficiaries of Temporary Protection in Romania includes:
The Emergency Ordinance also aims to amend Law No. 678/2001 9 (on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings), the measure being motivated by the need to improve the National Mechanism for the Identification and Referral of Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings, thus making it more effective and legally binding.
The measure includes specific activities such as:
Monthly, at least 50 teachers will be involved in teaching Ukrainian language and 100 teachers will be trained. According to the figures provided by the Romanian Government on 13 January 2023:
Migrants or refugees in employment
|Does not apply to businesses||
Migrants or refugees
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
The only public information is that working groups were established at the level of the Ministries but there is no information about the members of the working groups.
There is no publicly available information about the social partners' views or reaction on the measure.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|P - Education||P85 Education|
|Occupation (ISCO level 2)|
Eurofound (2022), Preparing teachers to address needs of Ukrainian children, measure RO-2022-27/2893 (measures in Romania), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/RO-2022-27_2893.html
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