International Conference in Bulgaria

By Anna Lalkovska
2017-04-01 in Sofia

Breaking the Wall

of Indifference


23-24 March, 2017 – Sofia, Bulgaria


A conference about civic attitude in a world

faced with an aggressive plastic invasion


The conference had two objectives: To share the results of the ending Erasmus Plus UUD project and ensure a basis for follow ups;To organize a contact seminar for organizations from the Balkan  countries in view of the Erasmus Plus application deadline in 2018. Selection criteria included: follow up project idea and the fund limit to one participant per organization and per country. BASD made an announcement on Bulgarian Face Book page of Mr. Organicy – invitation with details of the multiplier event.


The conference was attended by: Svetla Kroumova - Mayor - Municipality of Dobrolsavtsi; Zornitsa Stancheva Municipality of Novi Iskar - Head expert in Ecology, Dimitar Karagegov - Eco Bul Pack Ltd - Sofia;

From the Balkan region we had representatives from three countries:

National Council for Gender Equality, Skopje, Macedonia - Savka Todorovska – President; Predrag Nikolic - Municipality of Kucevo, Serbia – Head of local economic development office; Sladjana  Nikolic - Center for Social Work of Municipality Kucevo - Director 

Erol Adem Duzkes - Edirne Youth and supporting disabled Association – Turkey, President.

Anna Lalkovska from BASD presented to the trainers, teachers and NGOs representatives  and guests the Moodle platform, modules and the web site of the project.

Maria Hristova – Headmistress of 179 School Vassil Levski – Sofia announced the winners ofthe school competition Breaking the Wall of Indifference.

Dimitar Karagegov - Eco Bul Pack Ltd – Sofia - awarded the best students arts installations.

Balkan Contact seminar Erasmus + resulted with 3 partnerships established. Concepts of the future projects were created.

Part of the event was also Info session 4 - Agenda: Platform use for developing events and Bulgarian experience.

The audience consisted of civics teachers, trainers, NGO staff, trainers, recycling SMEs .


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