[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, the Ministry of Education (Science Directorate), and the National Fund Directorate at the Ministry of Finance, which is the Programme’s Paying Authority. The Mayor of Gabrovo, Ms. Tanya Hristova, also took part in the discussions.

BILSP’s representatives summed up the experience of the Institute as Bulgarian partner of the Swiss Intermediate Body managing two Thematic Funds: Reform Fund Linked to Civil Society Participation and Partnership Fund. Within these funds between 2012 and 2018 were financed and successfully completed 66 projects.

The disbursed Swiss grant contribution amounts to a total of 10 333 737.71 CHF.

Get a taste of the event:


We use the occasion to celebrate and appreciate all the hard work for the management of the two Thematic Funds by our team and our dear Swiss colleagues – INNOVABRIDGE & NEOSYS – during all those years. Thank you!

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