A sub-prefect appointed to deal solely with the city of Roubaix
It is an appointment with unusual contours. A sub-prefect attached to the northern prefecture will be responsible only for the city of Roubaix (North). Johanna Buchter, who is only 25 years old, will, according to the Prefecture of the North, "give impetus and coordinate state action in Roubaix in all its dimensions (health, education, employment, security, urban renewal, social cohesion), in close collaboration with the town hall of Roubaix, local authorities as well as associations and residents. "
A new and unprecedented job which is a sign of the involvement of the State in helping the city of 96,000 inhabitants, one of the poorest in France, to overcome its many social and economic difficulties. "In 2016, the mayor of Roubaix, supported by the regional prefect, the Hauts-de-France region and the European metropolis of Lille (MEL) had requested" national expertise "on the situation in his city" , recalls the Prefecture.
A graduate of the ENA (National School of Administration), Johanna Buchter was stationed at the General Inspectorate of Social Affairs (IGAS) at the Ministry of Solidarity and Health since 2017. & nbsp; Since early 2019, it has been coordinating, in support of the General Rapporteur for the reform, the technical work foreshadowing the universal income from employment, a measure announced as part of the national strategy for preventing and combating poverty. She will take up her post in January 2020 but she has already been present in Lille since & nbsp; on October 14.