Regional Fund - IGA, Pazardjik won an international award! Personally Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal presented the International Community Justice Awards!


Regional Fund - IGA was the only non-government organization that won the prestigiousInternational Community Justice Award 2004.

Award for Fund – IGA, handed from the mayor of Madison, Mr. Jerry Gist /USA/, for “demonstrated outstanding ability in your chosen field of endeavor, and have worked for the welfare and progress of Bulgaria” 2007

Award for Fund – IGA by Sofia municipality for “development of an effective model for inter-agency cooperation during the implementation of European projects in partnership with Sofia municipality” 2007.
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Bez zigari (1) At the beginning of June an interactive health-informative discussion related to the World No Tobacco Day took place in CSRI. The event was initiated by the team of CSRI and Monitored Care Unit in partnership with Regional Health Inspectorate – Plovdiv. It had four parts: Multimedia presentation of the major risks when using tobacco products, risks in the child’s developing organism, care for people’s health and forms of prevention, Discussion with young people; Additionally – using a breathing apparatus to measure the levels of carbon monoxide which had been exhalated in the air of active and passive smokers; Discussion in an informal environment. Health-informative materials Bez zigari (2)and stickers were handed out.

The topic was presented by V. Nacheva – expert at Regional Health Inspectorate, Plovdiv. Lyuben Ivanov (Manager of CSRI and Monitored Care Unit) was moderator of the panels. Children and young people from CSRI and Monitored Care Unit took part in the event as well as from the partnering social services: Crisis Centre for Children with Deviant Behaviour, Home for Children Deprived of Parental Care at Complex for Social Services “Olga Skobeleva”, Family Type Accommodation Centre ‘Mother Teresa”, and Family Type Accommodation Centre “Child’s House” at Complex for Social Services for Children and Families.

Special guests at the event were Nina Bankova and Siana Kokova – experts in Directorate “Social Policy” at Plovdiv Municipality, Tanya Ivanova – secretary at Local Commission Combating Human Trafficking, and Velichko Rusev – Manager at Crisis Centre, Atanaska Bukleva – Manager at Centre for Social Rehabilitation and Integration of Former Offenders and People with a Refugee Status.

The motto of the event was: Informing children in the best form of prevention!

CSRI and Monitored Care Unit for Social Services have been delegated by the state activity of Plovdiv Municipality and managed and administered by Crime Prevention Fund – IGA.