Refugees and their integration discussed in Belogradchik Municipality

“Refugees Integration Against Descrimination” is a training course funded by “Erasmus+” program, aiming to develop the capacity and competences of youth workers, to raise awareness about refugee-related issues. For that matter as part of the project program on 23.08.2017 Bulgarian Youth Forum organized a visit to Belogradchik municipality which was represented by Mr. Nikolay Dimitrov. Placing the participants – youth workers from 8 different countries (Macedonia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia, Germany, Italy, Cyprus and Turkey) into the real context of the legal asylum procedure they had the opportunity to face with the reality in the Northwest region of Bulgaria. On this meeting the Bulgarian strategy of handling the refugees and migrant’s situation on a national level was presented and widely discussed. The methods that the municipality of Belogradchik uses in the process of refugees integration among the local citizens were also shared.