Who we are
RoAid brings together the work of the Romanian public institutions to support the alleviation of extreme poverty and the development of sustainable democratic institutions in developing countries
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The Role of RoAid, Romania's International Development Cooperation Agency
In November 2016, the Parliament of Romania approved law no. 213/2016 regarding the international development cooperation and humanitarian assistance. The law enables the creation of Romania's first International Development Cooperation Agency, branded RoAid, public institution subordinated to the MFA.
The organization and functioning of RoAid is regulated by Government Decision no. 1006/2016.
RoAid is responsible for both strategic planning and implementation of programmes in the field of international cooperation for development and humanitarian aid. RoAid's main responsibilities are the following:
a) implements international development cooperation projects;
b) provides expertise in the field of international development cooperation and humanitarian assistance through studies and analyses;
c) facilitates the transfer of expertise between Romanian public institutions and their monologues in beneficiary countries;
d) monitors and evaluates the Agency's project and programmes;
e) ensure the visibility of development cooperation activities;
The Agency is run by a general director and is funded from Romania's national budget.
The text of the Government Decision is available in Romanian at the following link: