Motivated by the 25th anniversary of 1989 a group of practitioners and academics from the former East Bloc countries got together in 2014 to reflect upon the impact communism and transition have had on our societies at large and specifically on the generation of transition.
Promoting citizenship education through open lessons for 11th and 12th graders, summer schools for university students, teacher trainings and town hall meetings.
An Erasmus + project in contribution with partners from Prague, Czech Republic; Sarajevo, Bosnia and Slovakia.
Sofia Platform presents its latest publication “Mapping Transition in Eastern Europe: Experience of Change after the End of Communism”. With rise of populism, illiberalism and xenophobia in EU’s Eastern Europe, a key question has become “what went wrong?”.
A series of lectures in 8 schools across Bulgaria, focusing on the history and fate of the Bulgarian Jews during WWII, carried out by experts and representatives of the rescued Jewish community
At a workshop in Sofia on 18 April 2018, organized by Sofia Platform, participants discussed their expectations of this EU reform process, and the role of climate and energy policies in it.
An one-of-a-kind interactive seminar where top faculty and professionals, together with all participants discussed the state of democracy, the rule of law, education, media, economy and entrepreneurship in lectures and workshops.
Iraqi Parliamentarians and NGOs from Eastern Europe exchange experience and explore models of diversity protection and anti-discrimination legislations in the region
The project “Lessons from the past: what happened before ’89?” which started in March 2016 was conducted under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rossen Plevneliev. Support for Sofia Platform is provided by the America for Bulgaria foundation.
Training of representatives of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, the Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament and the non-governmental sector in Iraq.
Collection of policy briefs, edited by Anahit Shirinyan and Louisa Slavkova, highlighting the foreign policy challenges currently faced by the Black Sea countries.
International round table discussion in the framework of EU’s Global Foreign Policy Strategy Review with the participation of HR Federica Mogherini
“25 Years Free Bulgaria” was an initiative under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev, implemented by the Sofia Platform and supported by America For Bulgaria.
Joint training by the Balkan Trust for Democracy and the Sofia Platform for CSO Leaders from the MENA region