19.11.2018The first 15 projects under the Integrated Procedure "Socio-Economic Integration ..." are approved: what is to be done under Component 1?
Fifteen municipal projects have already been approved under Component 1 of the "Socio-Economic Integration ..." procedure, co-financed by the Human Resources Development and Science and Education for Smart Growth Operational Programs. Leading beneficiaries are the municipalities of Borovo, Nikola Kozlevo, Yakimovo, Lukovit, Tundzha, Pavlikeni, Sredets, Gulyantsi, Boichinovtsi, Polski Trambesh, Isperih, Strazhitsa, Krasna Polyana - Sofia, Kaspichan and Shabla. Each project has been developed in partnership with an NGO, a school / kindergarten and an employer. Approved projects...
17.11.2018Bulgarian Deputy PM Valery Simeonov finally resigned!
On November 16 Valery Simeonov, Deputy Prime minister and ultra-nationalist, prominent with numerous public scandals, finally resigned from the government. This happened after one-month street protests organized by mothers of children with disabilities.
The beginning of Simonov’s mandate termination was marked by his interview on October 19 in which he called mothers of children with disabilities “laughing women” and their children – “pseudo ill”. This statement provoked immediate reaction and sharp disagreement of citizens,...
12.11.2018 The Sixth National Meeting of Student Parliaments was held in Sliven
Last year, I told you a story about tolerance and friendship (see here). And if you think I'm exaggerating - you're lying yourself, because this year it happened again in front of our eyes - even more beautiful and real.
For a sixth consecutive year Amalipe Center gathered over 100 young, positive and active people in Sliven. The leadership Academy - "School of Tolerance" was held from 1st to 4th of November at Sport Palace Hotel and assembled representatives of the student parliaments established within the project "Every student will be a winner" funded by the Trust for Social...
25.10.2018Important victory of Roma and pro-Roma civil society in Bulgaria
Important victory of Roma and pro-Roma civil society in Bulgaria:
Deputy Prime Minister and ultra-nationalistic leader Valery Simeonov was removed as chair of the National Council for Cooperation on Ethnic and Integration Issues. Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev will take over the ethnic portfolio and the National Council. This happened with Decision of the Council of Ministers from today, October 25.
AMALIPE and many other organizations explicitly objected to the appointment of V. Simeonov as chairman of the National Council for Cooperation on Ethnic...
25.10.2018Valeri Simeonov is removed from his post concerning the integration policy, Tomislav Donchev takes over the portfolio
An important victory for the civil society:
With a decision of the government the Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov was dismissed as Chairman of the National Council for Cooperation on Ethnic and Integration Issues at the Council of Ministers. The Council Presidency is chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev.
The government's decision, proposed by the Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, was adopted in absence.
CIDT “Amalipe” and many other organizations objected to the appointment of V. Simeonov as the Chairman of the National Council for Cooperation...