On 3 May, we talked with seventh graders from Chernorizets Hrabar Secondary School about the role of civil society and the residents of Plovdiv in the events surrounding the rescue of the Bulgarian Jewish community from deportation 75 years ago.
Who is Georgi Markov? Do you want to learn more about the Bulgarian dissident, journalist and writer? Sofia Platform has conducted series of lectures “Georgi Markov: Firsthand accounts” which were held in five universities in Bulgaria in the period 17 – 21 October 2016. The initiative aimed to familiarise Bulgarian students with the importance of […]
Sofia Platform in cooperation with UNDP-Iraq organised a training seminar on the topic “Minorities rights and minorities participation and representation in politics. National and local level governance – policies and practices” with the participation of representatives of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, the Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament and the non-governmental sector in Iraq. The training was […]
Sofia Platform in cooperation with the European Council on Foreign Relations and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria organised an international round table discussion “The EU in a changing global environment: What next for EU’s Neighbours” with think-tank representatives in the framework of EU’s Global Foreign Policy Strategy Review and the review of the […]
In the context of worrisome statistics and reports, showing worsening media freedom in Bulgaria, new forms of journalism are finding their way into the media landscape. A handful of young freelance journalists create their projects on their own and cover hotspots, the information about which is either scarce or provided only by foreign information services. The […]
Sofia Platform and the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey organized a public discussion with Tuna Kiremitci, author and composer from Istanbul, awarded for numerous short films. Popular in Turkey and already published in Bulgarian, Mr. Kiremitci shared his impressions regarding the relations between Bulgaria and Turkey. The event took place on September 1st, 2014 […]