“Civic Education and Training Platform – Bulgaria” was established as part of the international CET Platform network
On July 7th 2016 at the “NGO House” in Sofia a Constituent Assembly took place to establish the “Civic Education and Training Platform” as part of the international youth network CET Platform. It works in the field of civic education in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Macedonia, Poland, Montenegro and now in Bulgaria also.
Main goals of the Platform are to provide support, help, services and expert knowledge in the field of civil society development, democratic processes, civic values and non-formal education to all citizens, especially the youth. Conducting activities related to advocacy issues of public policy as well as organizing various events – round tables, debates, trainings, seminars and workshops – in the field of civic education, promoting volunteering and exchange about human rights, development of local, regional and European relations and cooperation. Another main goal is the encouragement of creativity, innovations, entrepreneurship and sustainable development in a civil society.
Representatives of national and international youth organizations attended the inaugural meeting. Special guest of the event was Bojan Kocevski – representative of CET Platform Macedonia – who presented the activities of the international CET Platform network.
Among the founders are Ognian Gadoularov from Cultural Center “Future now” and Alexandra Mircheva – Youth Delegate to the UN.
Nikolay Nikolov was chosen for President of the Platform and members of the Board are Ivanna Valcheva and Tihomir Mihaylov.
We wish them good luck in future endeavors!