Projects in Bulgaria

Object 13 – 24 of 34

Project completed

Better quality of life for Roma communities in Bulgaria

Two girls dancing.

01.01.2013 - 30.11.2019

The Roma are the largest ethnic minority in Bulgaria. Many Roma suffer from social exclusion, discrimination, poverty and unemployment. Social, cultural and economic barriers hinder access to education and healthcare for members of the Roma community. With its contribution to the enlarged EU, Switzerland is supporting projects to improve the living conditions of the Roma in Bulgaria.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Bulgaria
Unallocated / Unspecified
Unallocated / Unspecified
Unallocated / Unspecified
Sectors not specified
Sectors not specified
Sectors not specified
Improving social security
Prevention
Various social services

01.01.2013 - 30.11.2019


CHF  6’695’773



Project completed

Juvenile Justice / Prevention of crimes against and by children

15.09.2012 - 31.12.2018

The project aims to strengthen the legal and institutional capacity of Bulgarian judicial system in the field of juvenile justice. The project is part of the thematic fund security in Bulgaria. Further information about this fund can be found among the additional information on the very bottom of this page.


Project completed

Capacity Building of Forensic Experts

15.09.2012 - 30.06.2018

The project aims at improving the capacities of forensic experts in Bulgaria in order to comply with the European standards EA ISO / IEC 17025 in the field of forensic investigations.


Project completed

Counteraction to Crimes Related to Motor Vehicle Trafficking

15.09.2012 - 31.12.2018

The project aims at improving the fight against vehicle trafficking criminality in Bulgaria and at extending the international collaboration in cross-border criminality. The project is part of the thematic fund security in Bulgaria. Further information about this fund can be found among the additional information on the very bottom of this page.


Project completed

Civil Society Fund Block Grant

01.09.2012 - 31.08.2017

The project aims to promote civil society’s involvement in social and environmental sectors as an important development actor and strengthen the civil society in Bulgaria.


Project completed

Increase of the control and the respect of the rules set out in the legislation protecting the environment and risk management

01.09.2012 - 30.06.2016

The project aims to increase the capacities of the Bulgarian judicial system to deal with environment protection regulations and to ensure efficient prosecution of environmental crime. The project is part of the thematic fund security in Bulgaria. Further information about this fund can be found among the additional information on the very bottom of this page.


Project completed

Partnership Block Grant Bulgaria

01.09.2012 - 31.08.2017

The project aims to add value through new or enhanced institutional partnerships between Swiss and Bulgarian partner institutions that contribute to the solution of specific development challenges. The project is part of the partnership and expert fund in Bulgaria. Further information about this fund can be found among the additional information on the very bottom of this page.


Project completed

Linking regional development and nature protection

Four jars containing different kinds of preserves.

01.08.2012 - 31.12.2017

Creating jobs and prospects through environmental protection: Switzerland supported this innovative approach in Bulgaria. The project entitled ‘Linking Nature, Protection and Sustainable Rural Development’ promoted, among other things, organic farming methods, regional products and ecotourism in the poorest region of the EU.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Bulgaria
Protecting the environment
Biodiversity

01.08.2012 - 31.12.2017


CHF  4’200’000



Project completed

Promotion of social dialogue and better working conditions for employees

01.08.2012 - 31.12.2017

The project aims at improving social dialogue and working conditions for workers by encouraging and supporting partnerships
between social partners as well as strengthening the environment for socially responsible behaviour of business organizations. The project is part of the partnership thematic fund in Bulgaria. Further information about this fund can be found among the additional information on the very bottom of this page.
 


Project completed

Thematic Fund Civil Society Participation Bulgaria

two old women sitting on a bench

01.07.2011 - 30.11.2019

The goal of the Thematic Fund „Civil Society Participation“ is to empower the Bulgarian civil society organizations as important actors in development and democratic process. Specific objectives are to bring concrete solutions for specific environmental and social challenges as well as to build capacities of the various implementation partners.

 


Project completed

Partnership and Expert Fund Bulgaria

01.07.2011 - 30.11.2019

The goal of the Thematic Fund „Partnership and Expert Fund“ is to promote and enhance institutional partnerships between Bulgarian and Swiss partners as well as to mobilise Swiss expertise. Swiss partners and expertises shall contribute to the solution of specific development challenges, strengthen capacities and structures of the Bulgarian institutional partners and bring Swiss added value.


Project completed

Home Care Services

A young carer looking after an elderly patient in a nursing home.

01.07.2011 - 31.12.2017

Increasing life expectancy in Bulgaria means that there is now a larger number of older people in the country. To enable these people to remain at home in a familiar environment even at an advanced age, this project has introduced a home nursing service in Vratsa districts. Home nursing by  qualified teams enables patients to maintain a degree of independence and improves the quality of life of chronically ill or disabled elderly people.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Bulgaria
Unallocated / Unspecified
Sectors not specified
Improving social security
Social services for specific target groups

01.07.2011 - 31.12.2017


CHF  2’418’187


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