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11 Aug 2019
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced that the first Safety Zone for unaccompanied children in the RRC Sofia - Voenna Rampa opened its doors on 17 June, 2019. During its first week, 39 unaccompanied children were accommodated...
11 Aug 2019
START ACADEMY SOFIA is a non-governmental organization aimed at developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of disadvantaged students and young people from marginalized groups, especially those who have  or are at risk of dropping out of school....
08 Jul 2019
A regional conference, ‘Optimal Nutrition of Infants and Young Children in Order to Prevent Inadequate Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia’, was held in Belgrade, 1–5 July. Experts from UNICEF Europe & Central Asia, WHO Regional Office for...
24 Jun 2019
The summer camp "I have an idea" is organizing a KIDHUB dedicated to empowering the creative potential of children from 7 to 18 years old and improving the employability of young people through innovative educational programs that integrate IT,...
09 Jun 2019
HOPe Restaurant, created and run by the Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion (FSCI) NGO in Sofia, Bulgiaria, is a 'restaurant with excellent food and a noble mission'.  HOPe Restaurant opened its doors in September 2016, and has since offered ...
03 Jun 2019
The Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children (NBU), and the Reflective Learning Bulgaria Association have created a training tool for the ‘Firefly’ project, developed by SOS Children's Villages Bulgaria in partnership with SOS Children'...
25 Apr 2019
In cooperation with the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad, the Center for Youth Integration organized a local training on Child Rights in the Social Protection System in the Republic of Serbia, as a part of the ChildHub project. The training was...
10 Apr 2019
The Bulgarian Ombudsman, Maya Manolova, awarded an honorary plaque to the Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children, NBU, for 30 years of social work education during the International Social Work Day on 20 March 2019. The same event...
25 Mar 2019
On 20 March 2019, the New Bulgarian University celebrated the International Day of Social Work, and marked its 30th year of social work education. The event was organized by the Know-How Center for Alternative Child Care, NBU and served as an...
21 Mar 2019
Hippocampus is the part of the brain that is essential for memory and response to stress. The volume of hippocampal, one of the formations in hippocampus, is strongly associated with depression; people with lower level of hippocampal volume are more...

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