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19 June 2015

The Asylum Granting Commission to the Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants organized a conference on Partnership for the Integration of Refugees in Bulgaria on the occasion of 20 June the World Refugee Day.

The conference was held under the auspices of the H.E.Ms.Margarita Popova, Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria.

The aim of the conference was, in view of the prospects for the coming years, based on the existing strategic documents, legislation and practice to discuss the measures, activities and partnerships to improve the quality and effectiveness of the integration of refugees in Bulgaria.

Invitations were extended to representatives of relevant government institutions, international organizations, local authorities, NGOs and refugee assisting organizations in Bulgaria.

Program "Partnership for the Integration of Refugees in Bulgaria"


28 May 2015

The State Agency for Refugees with the Council of Ministers, the UNHCR Representation in Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants organizd a Round Table on Partnership for Access to Housing for Beneficiaries of International Protection in Bulgaria on 28 May 2015 from 9.30-13.30 h at Rila Hotel, Adakta Hall, Sofia.

The aim of the Round Table was to discuss access to housing for persons granted refugee or humanitarian status, as well as the cooperation between state institutions, local authorities and NGOs to improve the quality and efficiency of services.

The Round Table was attended by experts from the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, the Ministry of Public Works and Regional Development, the State Agency for Refugees with the Council of Ministers, the Agency for Social Assistance, the Agency for Child Protection, the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, the National Association of Municipalities in Bulgaria, NGOs and refugees organizations.

Program: Partnership for Access to Housing for Beneficiaries of International Protection in Bulgaria


21 April 2015

The UNHCR Representation in Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science organized a seminar on "Educational Integration of Refugee Children in Bulgaria", which was held on 21 April 2015 at the Centre for Preparation of Students for Competitions, 21 A, Dragan Tzankov Blvd., Sofia.

The aim of the seminar was to discuss the achievements and challenges related to the educational integration of refugee children in Bulgaria in accordance with the international commitments and responsibilities of the country as a Member State of the European Union. The seminar provided a forum for the participants to share opportunities and measures to improve the integration of refugee children in the Bulgarian education system.

Textbooks, aids, programs and tests for training refugee children, developed under UNHCR and the European Integration Fund Projects were presented at the meeting.

Invitations for participation were extended to principals and teachers from 10 secondary schools in and outside Sofia, representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science, the Regional Inspectorate in Sofia and NGOs.

Program on Educational Integration of Refugee Children in Bulgaria


31 March 2015

The UNHCR Representation in Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health are organizing a Round Table on Access to Health Care for Asylum Seekers and Beneficiaries of International Protection in Bulgaria on 31 March 2015 at Rila Hotel, 6 Kaloyan Str.,3 fl., Adakta Hall.

Program of the Round Table on Access to Health Care for Asylum Seekers and Beneficiaries of International Protection in Bulgaria


23 March 2015

The Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants is holding its general annual meeting on 23 March 2015. The Agenda includes a narrative report on the activities of the BCRM in 2014, financial report covering the same period, and adoption of the Work plan for 2015.

Agenda of the general meeting


16 December 2014

The Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants organized a Round Table on the Monitoring Survey in 2014 of the Integration of Beneficiaries of International Protection in Bulgaria. The monitoring is organized by the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants, funded by the Representation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Bulgaria.

Monitoring Report on the Integration of Beneficiaries of International Protection in the Republic of Bulgaria in 2014.


The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants (BCRM) organized a conference on Partnership for the Integration of Beneficiaries of International Protection in Bulgaria, which was held on December 16, 2014 at Sofia Grand Hotel, 1, Gurko Str., Sofia.

The aim of the conference was to discuss measures, actions and partnerships for improving the quality and effectiveness of the system for integration of beneficiaries of international protection in Bulgaria on the basis of the existing strategic documents, legislation and practice.

The conference was attended by the members of the National Council on Migration and Integration with the Minister of Labour and Social Policy, representatives and experts from state institutions, local authorities, international organizations and NGOs.

Program of the Conference on Partnership for the Integration of Beneficiaries of International Protection in Bulgaria



6-7 November 2014

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Bulgaria, The State Agency for Child Protection and the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants organized a round table on "Advocacy for the Protection and Integration of Unaccompanied Refugee Children in Bulgaria", held on 6-7 November 2014 at Rila Hotel, Borovets.

The aim of the round table was to analyze the legal framework, the social policy and practice for the protection and integration of unaccompanied refugee children and discuss opportunities for cooperation and partnership.

The round table was attended by experts from the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of Interior, the State Agency for Refugees, the State Agency for Child Protection, as well as from international, nongovernmental and refugee organizations.

Program of the Round Table "Advocacy for the Protection and Integration of Unaccompanied Refugee Children in Bulgaria



17-18 September 2014

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants are organizing an advocacy meeting on Social Protection and Integration of Vulnerable Asylum Seekers and Refugees, which will be held on 17 and 18 September 2014 in Rila Hotel, Borovets.

The aim is to analyze the legal framework, the social policy and practice to support the protection and integration of vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers and to discuss the opportunities for cooperation and partnership.

Invitations for participation shall be extended to experts from the State Agency for Refugees with the Council of Ministers, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, the State Agency for Child Protection, The Agency for Social Assistance, the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, Sofia Municipality, as well as NGOs and refugee organizations.

Program of the advocacy meeting on social protection and integration of vulnerable asylum seekers and refugees.


20 June 2014
The Asylum Granting Commission to the Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants are organizing a conference on Partnership for the Protection of Refugee Children in Bulgaria, which will be held under the patronage of the Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria.
The aim of the conference is to discuss the achievements and the challenges of the policy and practice for the protection of refugee children in accordance with international commitments and responsibilities of the country as a member of the European Union. Among the most important issues is the partnership between government institutions, local authorities and civil society to strengthen the protection of refugee children.

Invitations will be extended to representatives of relevant government institutions, international organizations, local authorities, NGOs and refugee organizations working with refugee children in Bulgaria.
The conference will be held on 20 June 2014 (Friday) from 9.15 h at the premises of the Presidency, 2, Dondoukov Blvd.

Program of the conference: Partnership for the Protection of Refugee Children in Bulgaria


28-29 May 2014
The Representation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants are organizing a seminar on the role of higher education to prepare teachers in Bulgarian as a foreign language in the context of the integration of refugee children in Bulgaria.
The seminar will be held on 28-29 May 2014 in Rila Hotel, Borovets.
Invitations for participation have been extended to experts from the State Agency for Refugees with the Council of Ministers, higher institutes and NGOs.
Lectures on the topic will be delivered by Professors from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" and representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science.

Draft Program of the seminar on the role of higher education to prepare teachers in Bulgarian as a foreign language in the context of the integration of refugee children in Bulgaria.


25 March 2014
The Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants is holding its general annual meeting on 25 March 2014. The Agenda includes narrative report covering the same period, and Plan of Work for 2014.


27 February 2014
The Representation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants, the Bulgarian Women's Lobby and the Alliance for Protection against Domestic Violence organized an international conference on networking of gender based violence in the context of international protection. The conference was held on 27 February 2014, Hilton Hotel, Sofia.

Program of the conference on networking of gender based violence in the context of international protection


 
 
     
 
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