Completed projects

“Monitoring the procedure for identification of vulnerable groups of asylum seekers in R. Bulgaria and the application of the Questionnaire for identification of people with traumatic experience, seeking asylum”

26.04.2018

Project name: “Monitoring the procedure for identification of vulnerable groups of asylum seekers in R. Bulgaria and the application of the Questionnaire for identification of people with traumatic experience, seeking asylum” Conducted f

Project name: “Monitoring the procedure for identification of vulnerable groups of asylum seekers in R. Bulgaria and the application of the Questionnaire for identification of people with traumatic experience, seeking asylum

Conducted from: August 2013 to February 2015

Funded by: EAA Grants - the Program for support of NGOs by the EEA (European economic area) Financial Mechanism 2009-2014

Leading organization: Center for Legal Aid – Voice in Bulgaria (CLA)

Partner(s): Assistance Center for Torture Survivors – ACET

Goal: Monitor the identification and referral of vulnerable people among asylum seekers in Bulgaria during their international protection procedure, but also their experience more broadly; make policy recommendations to the relevant decision-makers and implementers at national level.

Activities: Conducted nearly 500 interviews with asylum seekers; carried out working groups with stakeholders and institutions, discussing the findings and receiving feedback on two interim reports; provided legal aid and psychological consultations to asylum seekers in need of such support.

 

Publications: Report: “Vulnerability and Protection: Identifying Vulnerable Persons among Asylum Seekers in Bulgaria”