17.07.2015Second Partners meeting on FAMILYEDUNET project
Portugal's capital Lisbon hosted the second partner meeting on the project FAMILYEDUNET – families for educational success. The meeting was held on 11-12 July 2015 at the Superior Institute of Educational Sciences, with the support of CONFAP - National Confederation of Associations of parents in Portugal.
The meeting was attended by representatives of all organizations – partners on the project, including Dessislava Stefanova, participating on behalf of Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance "Amalipe", Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.
13.07.2015Open letter on the upcoming demolition of houses in the neighborhood Kremikovtzi, Garmen
PRESIDENT of the Republic of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev
Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria Margarita Popova
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Ivaylo Kalfin
Deputy Prime Minister for EU funds Tomislav Donchev
Minister of Regional Development Lilyana Pavlova
Chairperson of Shild Protection Eva Zhecheva
Head of Directorate National Construction Control Milka Gecheva
Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance "Amalipe" and National Children Network expresse deep concern over the intention of the State Agency...
07.07.2015Observations of Center Amalipe community moderators during their fieldwork in Kremikovtsi neighbourhood, village of Garmen
A research multidisciplinary team, initiated by the State Agency for Child Protection (SACP) was formed on 2-nd July, 2015 to assess the current state of risk in "Kremikovtsi" neighbourhood, the village of Garmen. The assessment was made through fieldwork in the neighborhood, families’ survey and description of their needs. That was done to provide clarity to the situation from the source. The purpose of the received information was to develop an action plan given the crisis situation there - what should be done and which institutions would be involved.
The team was...
03.07.2015Vice President Margarita Popova supported the initiative Together we are better at school ...
Vice President Margarita Popova supports the national initiative of schools, Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance "Amalipe" and other NGOs to overcome ethnic tensions and conflict prevention "Together we are better ... at school." The campaign is a spontaneous response to conflicts of Garmen and Orlandovtsi and aims to prevent their expansion on other places. It will be launched in mid-July with a dozen of schools, the new school year will join dozens of others.
This became clear at the National scientific and practical conference "Intercultural...
23.06.2015European Commission adopted fourth report on the implementation of National Roma Integration Strategies – where is Bulgaria?
Member States continue to make progress in Roma integration, but further efforts are necessary. This is the conclusion of an annual Commission report adopted on June 18. It was announced during a joint press-conference by Frans Timmermans, Vice-President of EC, Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment and Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality. (More about the Commissioners’ statement see at: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-5205_en.htm )
The document is the fourth annual report of the European...