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  • Interviews with people at leading positions in prisons and in Directorate General “Execution of Punishments” (DGEP)

    The activity is a survey examining the needs of trainings for personnel in prisons in the country whose work is directly related to dealing with people with psychiatric disorders and low intellectual capacity. The survey includes all 12 prisons in the co...
  • Inquiry in prisons examines the existing system

    In the period June-August 2015 an anonymous inquiry was conducted among 115 workers in prisons in the country. The survey was conducted within Project “Specialized Programmes for Imprisoned People with Low Intellectual Capacity and People with Psychiatr...
  • Project “Capacity Building for the Future” ended with a conference

    A closing conference under Project “Capacity Building for the Future” took place on 28th August in the Conference hall of hotel “Hebar” – Pazardzhik. The aim of the project is to improve the capacity of Crime Prevention Fund – IGA in the deli...
  • Results from the semi-structured interviews conducted in the probation services

    Within Project “European Standards in Probation Training” it was conducted a survey in the probation services in the country through a series of semi-structured interviews with people in leading positions. The main goal of the activity was to study t...
  • Report analyzes the training programmes of workers in prisons

    Experts from Fund – IGA made an overview of the existing programmes for training of workers in prisons. The processes were conducted in cooperation with Directorate General “Execution of Punishments” as well as with workers from the separate prison...
  • The Focus Groups for probation workers have ended

    The ten focus groups within Project “European Standards in Probation Training” have ended. The activity was conducted under a specially developed for this purpose methodology. The aim of the activity is to examine the needs for trainings of the proba...
  • Focus Groups study the need for training of the workers in prisons in specific spheres

    A series of Focus Groups was conducted in the period June-August 2015 in the following cities: Plovdiv, Sliven, Stara Zagora, Pleven, Bobov Dol, Varna, Burgas, Vratsa, Boychinovtsi, Lovech, Belene, and Sofia. The activity is part of the project for study...
  • Results from an anonymous inquiry among probation workers

    In relation to the implementation of Project “European Standards in Probation Training” focused on improving the knowledge and skills of the probation workers in Bulgaria according to the best European standards an anonymous inquiry was conducted amo...
  • Studiyng the training needs of the personnel in prisons

    The activities under the project started with studying the needs for a training of the workers in prisons in Bulgaria who work directly with individuals with psychiatric disorders and with individuals with a low intellectual capacity. The survey included...
  • Survey of the training models within the Confederation of European Probation (CEP)

    Experts from Fund – IGA made a comparative analysis between the active programmes for training of probation workers in Bulgaria and the European practices with the aim to identify the main differences and discrepancies between the existing training pro...
  • Focus Groups evaluate the needs of training for the probation workers

    The Focus Groups conduction started within Project “European Standards in the Probation Training”. The project has been funded by the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 under Programme BG15 “Corrective Services Including No Applying of Impriso...
  • Final conference presented ideas for social enterprises

    Final conference under Project “Social Inclusion of Offenders by Innovative Models of Social Enterprises” was held on 26th June in the conference hall of hotel “Seven Hills” – Plovdiv. The project has used German experience in the development of...
  • Final conference presented ideas for social enterprises

    Final conference under Project “Social Inclusion of Offenders by Innovative Models of Social Enterprises” was held on 26th June in the conference hall of hotel “Seven Hills” – Plovdiv. The project has used German experience in the development of...
  • Conducting Focus Groups in the Prison – Pazardzhik

    Focus Group with the workers in the Prison was conducted on 24 June 2015 in Prison – Pazardzhik. This was within Project “Studying the Training Needs of Workers in Prison for Applying Specialized Resocializing Programmes for Individuals with Psychiat...
  • Third meeting of the Working Group

    Final meeting of the Working group under Project “Social Inclusion of Offenders by Innovative Models of Social Enterprises” was held from 19th to 22nd June in Pazardzhik. Participants in the event were Clemens Russell and Filip Hoybeck from the partn...
  • Third meeting of the Working Group

    Final meeting of the Working group under Project “Social Inclusion of Offenders by Innovative Models of Social Enterprises” was held from 19th to 22nd June in Pazardzhik. Participants in the event were Clemens Russell and Filip Hoybeck from the partne...
  • Project increases the capacity of the personnel at prison

    An opening conference under project “Specialized Programmes for Working with Imprisoned People with Low Intellectual Capacity and People with Mental Disorders” with a leading organization – Crime Prevention Fund – IGA was held on 8th June at the ...
  • Project for training of probation officers has started

    An opening conference under project “European Standards in the Training of Probation” was held on 29th May at the Press Club of the Bulgarian News Agency – Pazardzhik. The Project has been implemented by Crime Prevention Fund – IGA in partnership...
  • Information Days against Home Abuse

    Crime Prevention Fund – IGA has been implementing Project “Against the Invisible Violence” since the beginning of the year. The project has been funded by the Ministry of Justice by virtue of article 19, paragraph 3 of the Regulations for applying t...
  • Training of judges and applied specialists under project for home abuse

    The first training under project “Against the Invisible Violence” was held at the end of April in Velingrad. The project has been funded by the Ministry of Justice by virtue of article 19, paragraph 3 of the Regulations for applying the Law for Prote...