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EACEA National Policies Platform: Youthwiki


10. Youth work

10.8 Current debates and reforms

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  1. Information providers
  2. Key initiatives

There are not specific information providers in the field of youth work. Every year of the occasion of the International Youth Day 12 August, The Ministry of Youth and Sports organized a Youth Organisations Fest. During this event NGOs and the national Agency for Erasmus+; the Youth Centres in the country and youth clubs can advertise and promote the opportunities they can offer regarding youth work trough art, exhibition and advertising materials with information.

Information providers

The information providers funded by public top-level authorities can be NGOs working with young people who can apply for the thematic area 2 – Development and recognition of youth work of the Sub-programme 2 of the National Program for Youth 2016-2020 called National youth initiatives and campaigns. It focuses on funding the implementation of project proposals by non-governmental organisations working in the youth field as well as by informal youth groups in six thematic areas covering main directions for promoting civic positioning and participation in campaigns and initiatives of young people and youth workers in Bulgaria.

Key initiatives

As an Example of a key inititative in the field of informing about youth work is theNational conferation and workhop is the workshop for Популяризиране на младежката работа в България. Генериране на идеи за младежка заетост (Promoting youth work in Bulgaria. Generating ideas on youth employment funded by the National Program for Youth. The inittiatives and campaigns under this thematic area were not funded in 2017 and 2018. A project on this theme was funded in 2019 but it is still on implementation phae and the final reporting on concrete numbers of the involved young people will be available at earliest March 2020. There is not any specific target groups identified such as education institutions, sub-groups in the youth population, social services). NGOs working with young people who can apply and implement projects under the the National Program for Youth 2016-2020.