Educational mediators – the missing piece of the intercultural education puzzle.

During the period from November 8th to 10th, 2023, the Lesopark Hotel in the city of Lyaskovets transformed into a center for intensive and interactive training for over 80 educational mediators assigned to schools nationwide. The training, organized by the Amalipe Center, combined intensive sessions, interactive exercises, and inspiring success stories, creating an environment for […]

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The Council of Ministers approved the changes in the Financing Ordinance, which guarantee the long-awaited funding for educational mediators

At its meeting of 07/05/2023, the Council of Ministers approved changes to the Ordinance on the financing of educational institutions. Through them, from 01.07.2023, the state budget will provide a special resource to schools and kindergardens with a concentration of vulnerable groups for the appointment of educational mediators, social workers and teacher’s assistants. In this […]

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Social media researcher/analyzer to monitor online hate speech against Roma

Title: Social media researcher/analyst to monitor online hate speech against Roma Position: fixed-term consultancy services Location:Remote Period:21 July – 20 October 2023. Deadline: 14 July 2023 As part of the Countering Online Antigypsyism and Cyberhate (COACH) project, funded by the European Commission, Center Amalipe seeks to engage an expert/researcher to research online hate speech against […]

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Unity in diversity: the 18th Children’s Roma Festival “Open Heart” turned Veliko Tarnovo into an oasis of songs, dances and cultural diversity

20 years, 18 festivals – a tale of children’s talent, beauty, joy, fun, peace. Hundreds of children showing their skills and expressing their desire for tolerance and kindness in the world. This is Open Heart Festival in a nutshell. On June 9 and 10, 2023. “Marno Pole” park in Veliko Tarnovo was echoed by children’s laughter […]

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A training for young Roma and non-Roma activists on “Strengthening positive Roma narratives” was held in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.

Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance “Amalipe”, Bulgaria, in partnership with the International Network “Phiren Amenca” and RGDTS, Hungary, organized a training for young Roma and non-Roma activists on “Strengthening positive narratives about Roma”. The training took place in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria, between 6 and 10 June 2023, and was held in parallel with the […]

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How can educational mediators stay employed – key statements

In view of the intention not to continue the National Program for the support of educational mediators, the Ministry of Education and Science puts forward arguments that are wholly or partially false. Below we apply some of them: It is still not too late to make a decision to continue the National Program for the […]

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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: REINFORCING POSITIVE NARRATIVES ABOUT ROMA

The Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance Amalipe, Bulgaria in partnership with Phiren Amenca International Network and RGDTS, Hungary is organizing a training course for young Roma and non-Roma activists on “Reinforcing Positive Narratives about Roma”. The training will take place in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria between 6 and 10 June 2023. The deadline for applications […]

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COACH (Countering Online Antigypsyism and Cyber Hate) project kick-off meeting

On 25 and 26 January 2023, the COACH (Countering Online Antigypsyism and Cyber Hate) project held its inaugural meeting. The overall aim of the project is to counter illegal online hate speech against Roma by supporting the development of balanced online narratives and encouraging critical thinking among internet users in Slovakia and Bulgaria. The meeting […]

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