Improving the capacity for cooperation between the institutions in working with unaccompanied minors


The main objective of the project is to increase the capacity and to improve the mechanism of interaction between national institutions and non-governmental and international organizations working in the field of asylum and migration (with a focus on working with unaccompanied minors).

The accomplishment of the objectives and expected results is planned to be achieved through a set of complex and well-balanced activities:

  • development of analytical reports with foreign practices in the field of asylum and migration;
  • development of profile of unaccompanied minors (UAMs) in Bulgaria;
  • development of recommendations for improvement of the mechanism for cooperation and interaction of the competent institutions in the management of activities with UAMs that will be systematized in a separate legal act.
  • stakeholder consultation meetings;
  • creation of a manual and training materials with guidelines in the field of asylum and migration, with a focus on working with UAMs;
  • conducting 8 two-day trainings for stakeholder capacity building;
  • developing a web-based innovative tool. In addition to these activities, project management and information and publicity activities are planned.

The scheduled measures are expected to cover directly at least 200 representatives of the target group – employees of national institutions and non-governmental organizations working in the field of asylum and migration, and through dissemination and publicity activities, as well as through planned multiplication and sustainability measures, an additional 10,000 people (including unaccompanied minors) will be reached directly and indirectly.

The planned duration of the project is 24 months.

Start date
20 January 2022
24 months
Reference No.
Leading organization
European Institute
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