From October 2000 to April 2005, Coram Children's Legal Centre carried out a bilateral programme of cooperation between the British Department for International Development (DFID) and the Romanian National Authority for the Protection of Children's Rights (NAPCR). The project was developed to assist and support the Romanian Government in addressing the needs of children, particularly those in the care system and their families, and in implementing its strategic objectives. The initial framework of the programme focused on the effective coordination of Romania's child welfare policy, on increasing the capacity of the National Authority through effective systems at central and local levels and on enhancing capacity at a local authority ('judet') level for the implementation of services that respond to the needs of children and their families.
In more practical terms, the programme mainly and extensively addressed the development of:
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