BALKAN INSTITUTE FOR LABOUR AND SOCIAL POLICY

    

OUR WORK THEMES

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Our team has extensive experience in developing and managing project and programmes, under wide range of funding instruments and donors.

CSR

CSR

We are carrying different analyses, social audits, and are organising yearly round tables for Corporate and Social Responsability.

LABOUR MARKET

LABOUR MARKET

Our work involves analyses, assessments and ex-post evaluations of national reforms, programmes and policies.

SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK

SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK

Our team conducts social audits for safety of work and employees. We provide consultancies and analyses for improving working conditions.

INTEGRATED SERVICES

INTEGRATED SERVICES

We develop tailor made services. Through integrated and personalized approach we bring society and solidarity to the next level.

ORIENTATION AND TRAINING

ORIENTATION AND TRAINING

We provide professional coaching and training for skills for adults in their effort for adapting to the change and dynamics of the labor market.

INNOVATION

INNOVATION

We are trying to put together social innovations and new technologies at the service of people and communities.

OTHER

OTHER

we are active in a wide range of research, such as HR, social and economical impact of reforms, regional development and industrial relations.

FEATURING

OUR TEAM

Our team consists of permanent staff of 16 employees and more thаn 40 associated external thematic experts.
You can expect professional attitude, quality and efficacity in our work.
IVAN NEYKOV

IVAN NEYKOV

PRESIDENT

with over 30 years experience in the social policy, labor law and industrial relations. His work involves analyses, expert assessments and strategies.

DIMITAR MATEV

DIMITAR MATEV

VICE PRESIDENT

with over 20 years experience in fund and programme management. His work focuses on CSR, industrial relations and socal auditing for Fair Labor Association.

YORDAN DIMITROV

YORDAN DIMITROV

OPERATIONS MANAGER

with near 20 years experience in management of programmes and projects. He is heading the main research activity of the Institute.

ZLATKA GOSPODINOVA

ZLATKA GOSPODINOVA

CSR SOCIAL AUDITOR

with near 20 years experience in projects management and coordination. Her work involves also social auditing for the Fair Labor Association.

YORDANKA STOYANOVA

YORDANKA STOYANOVA

SENIOR ADVISER

with over 25 years experience with focus on internationally financed grant schemes and projects monitoring, evaluation and coaching to grant beneficiaries.

MARIA MINKOVA

MARIA MINKOVA

PROGRAMME MANAGER

with near 20 years of experience in outreach, fund, programme and project management with focus on environmental protection.

Valentina Stoitseva

Valentina Stoitseva

PROJECT MANAGER

with over 10 years experience in project administration under the Operative Programmes HRD and Competitiveness in Bulgaria.

Galina Boncheva

Galina Boncheva

VOCATIONAL ORIENTATION COACH

with over 20 years experience in training, vocational orientation and coaching of youth and vulnerable groups. She has degree in educational pedagogy.

Borislava Borisova

Borislava Borisova

VOCATIONAL ORIENTATION COACH

with over 15 years experience in training, vocational orientation and coaching of youth and vulnerable groups. She has degree in educational pedagogy.

Rosen Matev

Rosen Matev

PROJECT COORDINATOR

with over 10 years experience in European proposal development, consortium building, project coordination and administration.

MIRA DAKOVSKA

MIRA DAKOVSKA

PROJECT COORDINATOR

with over 10 year experience in project management under OP s in Bulgaria; Her interests lie in vocational educational training and career guidance.

Nadejda Miteva

Nadejda Miteva

PROJECT COORDINATOR

with interests in social innovations, social policy research & evaluation, and project management. She welcomes challenges, team work and solo research.

Vera Veleva

Vera Veleva

PROJECT COORDINATOR

with experience in national and European proposal writing and coordination. Her current interest lie in technology innovations for active ageing.

Richard Wheeler

Richard Wheeler

EUROPEAN OPERATIONS ADVISER

specialist in artificial intelligence and computer science with long dated experience with the Programme for research and innovations of the EU.

ABOUT

Investing in people and partnerships

The Balkan Institute of Labor and Social Policy is a non-governmental, voluntary, independent and non-political non-profit association established in September 2001.

BILSP works in priority areas such as managing European funds and other international donor programs, corporate social responsibility, lifelong learning, labor market, human resources, industrial relations, social security and social protection, health and safety at work, labor law , social policy, social entrepreneurship, and vocational training.

BILSP has a wide national network of 15 associated partner organizations in 15 districts in Bulgaria that help BILSP to effectively carry out activities in the regions and provide national and regional coverage. International partners of BILSP are non-governmental organizations, research institutes, universities, business and consultancy companies from Austria, Denmark, Italy, Germany, Greece, Spain, Slovenia, Romania, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, USA, Macedonia, Albania and Serbia.

BILSP has implemented and works on projects commissioned by: Bulgarian OP Contracting Authorities, the European Commission, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions - Dublin, the International Trade Union Confederation, the International Labor Organization, the World Bank, UNDP, Fair Labor Association, USA (FLA), Fair Wear Foundation - The Netherlands, GTZ - Germany, GVG - Germany, Freedom House - USA, Conrad Adenauer Foundation.