Special section: Participation

In this section you will find a selection of resources on the importance of consulting with children and young people, including those with disabilities: manuals, practical steps, promising practices, learning opportunities and other.

News

30 Sep 2019
Launched in June 2019, the first-ever Child Friendly Cities Initiative Inspire Awards celebrate projects that foster children’s rights at the local level and improve the lives of children in the communities they live in. Twenty entries... Read more
23 Sep 2019
The Tulip Foundation, World Without Borders and the Samaritans Associations organised the workshop, ‘Together for Childhood without Violence’ in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, on 12 September 2019. The workshop was held to... Read more
23 Sep 2019
Data from the Parents Association show that in 2018, over 6,000 people contacted the online safety hotline in Bulgaria, mostly concerning child sexual abuse. As a result, and in order to improve online communication, they launched the ‘You are... Read more

Learning

26 Apr 2018
The Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action was one of the key outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit and called for the development of guidelines on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in... Read more
06 Nov 2017
This free course, aimed at parents and professionals, is being offered as a guide to helping identify and deal with depression and low mood amongst teenagers and young people. The course will help them to recognise low mood and... Read more
11 Oct 2017
This course offers an introduction to the issue of anxiety among teenagers and young people. It is aimed at health professionals and teachers without specialist training in this area, and does not require any prior experience or knowledge. The... Read more

Library

20 Feb 2019
Municipal Regulation and Action Plan on Children’s Rights aims to put in the center of their attention and reinstate as a priority in their municipal governance agenda the issues dealing with and related to children. These documents provide... Read more
27 Nov 2018
We are sharing the national representative survey "Voices of the Children" conducted by the Market Links research agency in the period January - February 2017, as per a UNICEF Bulgaria assignment. It follows the model of one of the largest... Read more
03 Oct 2018
Technology can be introduced to ways in which children are engaged with regards to protection. This generally includes education, data collection, and communication with social workers/ child services. While propositions in this article make... Read more

Multimedia

10 Oct 2019
The Bulgarian NOVA Television reported about the "Social Circus Project" by psychologists and artists project, which aims to find a vocation for children without parents and disadvantaged people on the verge of puberty. The... Read more
18 May 2019
"What is Social Work?" was the topic of the first monthly discussion meeting organized by the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children. Unfortunately, for the moment the videos are only available in Bulgarian. The topic of... Read more
11 Apr 2019
Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion (FSCI Bulgaria) shared this video from channel bTV's "We Believe in Good". The video presents a restaurant in the capital Sofia which "hires young people at risk and teaches them social... Read more

Participation

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION OF CHILDCARE: INVESTING IN CHANGE"
THE KNOW-HOW CENTRE FOR THE ALTERNATIVE CARE FOR CHILDREN IS ORGANIZING THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION OF CHILDCARE: INVESTING IN CHANGE" 5th - 9th NOVEMBER 2019
Conference on Inclusive Education 2018
On November 3rd, 2018, the international annual Conference "Inclusive Education 2018" will be held in Hall 6 of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Second Monthly Discussion Meeting of the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU
The team of the Know How Center for the Alternative Care for Children at the New Bulgarian University invites you to participate in the discussion on the case study "Multidisciplinary work and opportunities for information exchange between institu
5-Day Master Class "International Child Welfare: Analysing and Reforming Child Protection Systems"
The 5-day Master Class "International Child Welfare: Analysing and Reforming Child Protection Systems" class will offer a theoretical and practical guide to analyzing and reforming child protection systems in high, middle and low-income countries.
Monthly Discussion Meeting of the Know-How Center for Alternative Child Care, NBU
The Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU, is implementing the EC funded project "Let's Fulfill (Im)Possible Dreams".
Path to Dignity - The Power of Human Rights Education (Video)
Publisher: Human Rights Education Associates (HREA), Soka Gakkai International (SGI), Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA), Soka Gakkai International (SGI) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have jointly produced this film as a tool to raise awareness about the positive role that hum

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