On 19.06.2020 an IOM legal counsellor conducted an information session with 13 newly accommodated unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in the Safety Zone in RRC Sofia – Voenna Rampa on the topic of “Grounds for family reunification according to Regulation №604/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council (Dublin III)”.

The boys accommodated in the Safety Zone decorated a Christmas tree which is going to make the place more festive and beautiful in the following weeks.

From 18th to 20th of November IOM Bulgaria organized a three-day cricket tournament at stadium “Lokomotiv” in Sofia in partnership with the National Sports Academy.

Сесията беше проведена в Созопол, като присъстваха мигранти от Созопол и Черноморец.

After IOM’s team in Burgas visited Sozopol and organized an information session for migrants there in late October, another one was realized recently, this time in the interior of the country, on the slopes of eastern Stara Planina.

The children in the Safety Zone for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children spent New Year’s Eve celebrating with IOM’s team of social workers.

IOM Bulgaria organized screenings of two films in three schools in Sofia for students between 8th and 12th grade.

During their visit, the representatives inspected the two Safety Zones for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.

30 more students will follow them at the end of January 2020.

Since the beginning of 2019, 168 third country nationals received certificates for completing a Bulgarian language course.