Project management

Support to the MLSP for Strengthening the Cooperation between Central and Regional Level Structures in the Management of EU Funded Programmes and Projects

Period: 2004 – 2005

Work Sphere: Project management

Type of Action: Consultancy and Technical Assistance

Client: Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of Bulgaria

Partners: n/a

Objective: To provide basic information and knowledge to members of 24 Regional Employment Councils (RECs) in order to strengthen their capacity for effective and efficient planning, programming, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of EU funded projects and programmes

Activities: Developing training materials and providing experts for 12 seminars (each 4 days), where 240 members of the RECs were trained; Developing a Concept for distance – learning training; Training of 80 members form the Intermediate Bodies

Capacity Building of Regional Structures for Working with the European Funds

Period: 2002 – 2003

Work Sphere: Project Management

Type of Action: Capacity building

Client: Municipality of Dryanovo

Partners: n/a

Objective: To provide the municipality of Dryanovo with the training and knowledge

Activities: Development of training syllabus for the different modules taking into account the specificity of the different target groups; Delivery of training in project cycle management (45 unemployed, 45 representatives of local autority and NGOs, 45 students from high-school); Mentoring of project proposals development (specifically aimed to be funded by EU programmes); Consultation on preparation of projects and fund raising.

Bulgarian-Swiss Cooperation Programme Thematic Funds – Partnership Fund

Period: 2011 – 2018

Work Sphere: Project management

Type of Action: Grant funds management

Funding: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

Distributed grant: CHF 3’400’000.00

Partners: Innovabridge Foundation; Neosys AG

Objective: To promote and/or enhance institutional partnerships between Bulgarian and Swiss partners in order to contribute to the solution of specific development challenges, strengthen capacities and structures of the Bulgarian institutional partners, benefit from Swiss added value, and contribute to the strengthening of the partnerships.

Activities: Overall management of the Thematic Fund; Supporting 29 projects in various thematic fields.

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Bulgarian-Swiss Cooperation Programme Thematic Funds -Reform Fund Linked to Civil Society Participation

Period: 2011 – 2018

Work Sphere: Project management

Type of Action: Grant funds management

Funding: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

Grant distributed: CHF 7’200’000.00

Partners: Innovabridge Foundation; Neosys AG

Objective: To promote the civil society’s contribution as important actor of development and participation.

Activities: Overall management of the Thematic Fund; Supporting 37 projects (23 social projects, 13 environmental projects and 1 networking project)

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