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11 Aug 2019
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced that the first Safety Zone for unaccompanied children in the RRC Sofia - Voenna Rampa opened its doors on 17 June, 2019. During its first week, 39 unaccompanied children were accommodated...
28 Nov 2018
A round table on the integration of non-EU nationals in Bulgaria has been held in Sofia last week. The discussion was organized by Sofia Development Association where the EU funded project INTEGRA was presented, including the challenges non-EU...
26 Jun 2018
National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared recommendations from the State Agency for Child Protection for parents wishing to establish themselves in a foreign country or who are in the process of establishing themselves. The article emphasizes...
04 Apr 2018
Dnevnik published an informative interview with Diana Radoslavova from the Center for Legal Aid - Voice in Bulgaria, concerning the forgotten topic of refugees in Bulgaria. Mrs. Radoslavova explains the drop in interest in the subject with the...
17 Aug 2017
The Daily Sabah reports on the recent decision by the Bulgarian government to increase the level of border security on the Turkish-Bulgarian border to stop illegal migration from Turkey. The Bulgarian Defence Minister Karakachanov states that the...
25 Nov 2016
'The Strait Times' reports that Bulgaria will move migrants who clashed with police at a refugee camp to closed camps and hopes to start extraditing some to their native Afghanistan next month, Prime Minister Boiko Borisov said on Friday (Nov 25).
10 Oct 2016
'Devex' reports that to the majority of asylum-seekers and migrants — 7,000 people are now staying in Bulgaria’s reception and asylum centers — Bulgaria is merely a corridor. Most have their eyes on Germany, with visions of the generous social...
24 Sep 2016
Leaders from countries along the Balkan migration route were set to gather Saturday in Vienna to discuss ways to better protect the external EU borders. Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern has also invited Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras and German...
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),...

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