[01/06/2020] FWF Bulgaria Country Study 2019

Fair Wear Foundation recently released its Bulgaria Country Study 2019. The report explores the status of the garment industry and, more broadly, the industrial relations in the country. The country study also reviews the implementation of the Fair Wear Code of Labour Practices. Two of our BILSP colleagues actively contributed to drafting the report.

[11/05/2019] BILSP at an EPALE seminar in Bulgaria

The national support point of the Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe (EPALE) held a seminar on ‘Good Practices in Adult Learning’ on April 18-19. Dr. Y. Takeva, Chair of the Trade Union of Bulgarian Teachers and winner of the ‘Ambassador of Lifelong Learning’ award in 2017, inaugurated the event. The seminar participants had the […]

[04/04/2019] Snapshots from the Borders project meeting in Brussels

Snapshots from the Borders project holds a two-day meeting in Brussels. The key topics of the meeting include the establishment of the Border Towns and Islands Network (BTN), presentation of intermediate project results and activities planning for 2019. Our colleagues working on the project in the Bulgarian territory are Mr. Dimitar Matev (BILSP), Ms. Vesna (senior […]

[14/01/19] BILSP co-ordinating Social Innovation Zone project

BILSP is the co-ordinator of Social Innovation Zone, a two-year project started in the end of 2018 under Erasmus+ program for Cooperation for Innovation and Exchange of Good Practices. Together with five European organizations from Austria, France, Romania, Spain and UK, BILSP will acquire practices in Social Economy, Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation. The gathered […]

[06/09/2018] Eurofound’s new corporate video – who they are and what they do

Eurofound released its new corporate video Eurofound released its new corporate video! Here you can listen to the experts who help fulfil the foundation’s purpose true through hard work and dedication. See how they explain the challenges of employment and how the Foundation’s contributes to the labour market through providing evidence-based policymaking options. We want […]

[07/07/2018] Bulgarian-Swiss Cooperation Programme Lessons Learnt

Three Thematic Funds of the Bulgarian-Swiss Cooperation Programme cross the finishing line! This occasion was celebrated with a two-day round table that was held in Tryavna, Bulgaria 12-13 July 2018 Among the participants were project beneficiaries, the Swiss Intermediate Bodies, the Swiss Contribution Office – Sofia, the Central Coordination Unit at the Council of Ministers, […]

[06/06/2018] BILSP and ISTUR are Eurofound’s correspondents for Bulgaria

As of February 2018, BILSP in consortium with the Institute for Social and Trade Union Research (ISTUR) are Eurofound correspondents for Bulgaria. The tasks both our organisations will undertake for the next three years include: providing input to Eurofound to map and compare regulations, policies and practices in industrial relations, working conditions, labour markets and […]