Since 2013 Multi Kulti Collective has been carrying out independent monitoring on the integration of refugees in Bulgaria on behalf of the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants. The monitoring is funded by UNHCR Bulgaria and is implemented in partnership with the State Agency for Refugees.
The objective of the monitoring in 2013 was to analyse the implementation of the National Program for the Integration of Refugees in Bulgaria in 2013 and to put forward some recommendations based on the challenges and best practices identified.
In 2014 there was no National Programme for Integration, so the Multi Kulti team monitored a “year of zero integration” and outlined the challenges facing the integration of persons with international protection which should be addressed by the stakeholders at central and local level in 2015. Its purpose was to help directly the process of developing the Integration plan for the next year.
Read the Monitoring Report on the Integration of Beneficiaries of International Protection in Bulgaria in 2014 by Zvezda Vankova.