On 22 January the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants and Multi Kulti Collective in cooperation with UNHCR Bulgaria organized a Coalition meetings with leading representatives from the academia. During the event, the specialized research “Forced displacement & academia. Opportunities for universities to promote knowledge and action refugee issues” was presented. The meeting provided a forum for discussion on upcoming programs and initiatives implemented by Bulgarian universities and scientific institutions, as well as university professors and students. Moreover, during the event an Academic Portal on forced migration and refugees was launched, as an innovative online tool for networking, cooperation and resource sharing amongst the academic stakeholders. The portal is available online at www.academia.refugee-integration.bg and www.academia.bcrm-bg.org.
The Coalition meeting was organised within the implementation of the NIEM – All In For Integration project – National Integration Evaluation Mechanism. Monitoring and improving refugee integration with the Multi Kulti Collective and the Bulgarian Council on Refugees and Migrants as the Bulgarian National Partners.
More information: www.niem.refugee-integration.bg