Press Release 20/9/14
The training seminar and the demonstration event were held in the town of Sandanski on 19 September 2014 in the hotel "St. Nikola" about the:
European harmonized number for missing children 116 000
The training-seminar was organized by the Nadja Centre Foundation, branch Sandanski and it was directed towards the professionals in the psycho-social field and it was aimed to attract their attention and to incease their sensitivity towards the problems of children at risk.
The training-seminar was officially opened with a speech of the deputy mayor of the town of Blagoevgrad, Mr. Smilenski and there have participated more than 50 professionals from the region. There were attended representatives by the schools – teachers, psychologists and nurses, volunteers from the Bulgarian Youth Red Cross, law-enforcement officials, social workers from the child protection units and the representatives from the Greak organisatin "The Smile of the Child", the leading organization of the project INTERSYC.
The lecturers have delivered presentations on the functioning the 116 000 – the hotline for missing children in Bulgaria and on the topic of prevention of the child trafficking through the existing coordination mechanism in Bulgaria. This training-seminar is a part of planned initiatives in the frame of the project "Integrated Territorial Synergies for Children Health and Protection - INTRESYC", co-financed by the European Union (ERDF) and National Funds of Greece and Bulgaria.There was organized a demonstration event as a concert and payning outdoor on the square in Sandanski for the promotion of the hotline for missining children 116 000.