Representatives of institutions and organizations from Plovdiv took part in training, within the framework of the “Specialized services for children from Roma communities in conflict or contact with the law” project. The training was held in Bansko, and the team of the Center for Counseling and Legal Assistance for Children, established in April, also took part in it. Its aim was to improve cooperation with local institutions and stakeholders and increase their capacity to work with children in contact with the law.
Experts from the Children’s Pedagogical Room, Social Assistance Directorate, Child Protection Department, Regional Prosecutor’s Office, Regional Department of Education, representatives of the non-governmental sector, etc. participated.
The beneficiary of the project is IGA Crime Prevention Fund, and the partners in its implementation are “Roma – Lom” Foundation, “Roma” Regional Development Foundation – Plovdiv and Save a child – Norway.
One of the most important goals of the project is to introduce and develop an effective integrated approach aimed at improving the status and opportunities of children in contact with the law in three Roma communities in Bulgaria – Pazardzhik, Plovdiv and Lom.
Project “Specialized services for children from Roma communities in conflict or contact with the law”, Contract MP No. 93-00-145/12.10.2022, is financed by the “Justice” Program of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021.