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11 Aug 2015
Национална мрежа за децата внесе становище относно Законопроект за изменение и допълнение на Гражданския процесуален кодекс, с което подкрепя направените предложения да се регламентира възможността Върховният касационен съд (ВКС) да се произнася по...
09 Aug 2015
FOCUS Information Agency reports that the number of children becoming victims of human trafficking are decreasing. This claim was supported by Nataliya Petkova, the director of the Crisis Centre in the village of Balvan, in North Bulgaria. She...
02 Aug 2015
The removal of illegal buildings in the village of Garmen began in late June after big scandal, which caused tension between Bulgarians and Roma. The European Court of Human Rights invites Bulgaria not to fulfill the order for the demolition of...
30 Jun 2015
The arrival of large numbers of mainly Romanian Roma in Italy and France after Romania and Bulgaria became EU member states in 2007 triggered furious political and media reaction. In Italy this migration resulted in inter-communal clashes, the...
15 Jun 2015
‘The Sofia Globe’ reports on youth groups clashes in Bulgaria, in Garmen and Orlandovtsi, caused by intolerance towards ethnic groups, mainly Roma people. A group of young men started implementing illegal patrolling of Roma people which often...
07 Jun 2015
'Politico Magazine' reports on a migration wave from the Mediterranean to the EU, a large number of dead migrants and the conditions of the refugees. The magazine calls it as the migration crisis to which the EU responds with an attempt to create a...
28 May 2015
'Middle East Eye' reports that tens of thousands of refugees and migrants are expected to try and enter Europe through the so-called Western Balkan route this year as the exodus from parts of the Middle East and Africa continues. The route has...
Foster care and refugee children in Bulgaria
21 Apr 2015
On April, 15 -16, 2015 in Bulgaria UNHCR held a seminar on foster care and refugee children. The seminar had the title 'Training of trainers of foster parents'. The seminar was attended by representatives of the state and the non-governmental sector...
25 Mar 2015
The number of asylum applicants in Bulgaria increased by 55% on an annual basis in 2014, according to Eurostat data. In 2014, the highest number of applicants was registered by far in Germany (202 700 applicants, or 32% of total applicants),...
04 Mar 2015
On the 20 of February the Know-How centre for the Alternative Care of Children launched Child Protection Hub in Sofia, Bulgaria. The main goal of the event was to introduce the Child Hub to the professional community, to examine the group's ...

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