The Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiated and held another ERIAS event. The objective of the training was to improve the integration of third countries nationals /TCNs/ in Europe, more precisely in Bulgaria, providing administrative, legislative, and government policies advice.
Mrs. Gabriela Dimitrova, Director of international relations and cooperation, BCCI hosted the event, which was honored by the presence of speakers from the UNHCR and the Bulgarian Red Cross.
Emiliya Bratanova van Harten, Integration expert at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, tackled central themes to integration in the labor market, approached as the most effective mean of integration to society.
Mariana Tosheva, Program manager at the Refugee-migrant Service of the Bulgarian Red Cross, provided the attendants with a step-by-step guide on how to get employed in Bulgaria, notably by informing newly implemented laws relating to the company recruiting system, but also by offering NGOs contacts that are able to endorse job-seekers in their quest for work.
The ERIAS Project continues by the end of 2021. Next event will be an international conference to be held in autumn.