More than 400 participants and guests worked together in Varna from the 13th to the 16th June in the framework of the European Conference and the accompanying events of EASPD and NASO.
NASO met with Deputy Minister Rositsa Dimitrova
A meeting between NASO President Georgi Georgiev and Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy Rositsa Dimitrova was held on 11 July 2017 focusing on the drafting and adoption of a Social Services Bill and the possible options for determining the place of the state and municipalities in the draft bill and the future development of social services in Bulgaria. A discussion took place about the need to adopt more effective and practical measures to support people with disabilities, and a strong emphasis was placed on the need to devote more attention, efforts and resources to provide employment opportunities for people with disabilities, especially jobs in the open labour market, and to develop corporate social responsibility and social entrepreneurship in the social sector. Mr Gergiev and Ms Dimitrova agreed to strengthen the partnership between the MLSP and NASO and enhance the cooperation with national disability-related organisations.