The conference was held under the auspices of the H.E.Ms.Margarita Popova, Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria.

The aim of the conference was, in view of the prospects for the coming years, based on the existing strategic documents, legislation and practice to discuss the measures, activities and partnerships to improve the quality and effectiveness of the integration of refugees in Bulgaria.

Invitations were extended to representatives of relevant government institutions, international organizations, local authorities, NGOs and refugee assisting organizations in Bulgaria.