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National Activity Plan 2006: Bulgaria

National Activity Plan 2006: Bulgaria

20 June 2006

Sixteen-year old Farihalh hardly misses school despite her numerous daily chores. Farihalh wants to become "Minister of Darfur", the region she and her family escaped in 2004.

  • "Refugees for Clean Sofia": A community initiative by refugees and refugee-assisting organisations will clean the streets in the area of the government Agency for Refugees (18 June).
  • Themed radio and TV spots will be broadcast.
  • A drawing competition "Give HOPE to refugees in Bulgaria" will be held in collaboration with SAR, UNA and UNDP. Exhibit the drawings at charity sales in two private galleries.
  • Six thousand free cards using the World Refugee Day 2006 poster text and the awarded drawing will be distributed.
  • As a wrap-up of the results of a survey project on media attitudes on refugee issues, implemented with the Centre for Independent Journalism, a press briefing will be held on 19 June to announce and discuss the results of the survey, and on World Refugee Day.