Regional Fund - IGA, Pazardjik won an international award! Personally Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal presented the International Community Justice Awards!


Regional Fund - IGA was the only non-government organization that won the prestigiousInternational Community Justice Award 2004.

Award for Fund – IGA, handed from the mayor of Madison, Mr. Jerry Gist /USA/, for “demonstrated outstanding ability in your chosen field of endeavor, and have worked for the welfare and progress of Bulgaria” 2007

Award for Fund – IGA by Sofia municipality for “development of an effective model for inter-agency cooperation during the implementation of European projects in partnership with Sofia municipality” 2007.
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Project “Centres for the rights of children in conflict or in contact with the law in Bulgaria”
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Place of project implementation: The whole country

Period of implementation: 1.03. 2017 - 1.03.2019

Funding source: The Velux Foundation

Leading organization: National Network for Children

Partners: Crime Prevention Fund – IGA, Pazardzhik; Social Activities and Practice Institute, Sofia; Association “Equilibrium”, Russe; Association for Pedagogical and Social Assistance for Children FITSE, Vratsa.

Goals of the project:

·        Developing and putting into practice models of services for children in conflict or in contact with the law;

·        Contributing to changes in the public opinion about children in conflict with the law;

·        Supporting the development of a regional approach by the National Network for Children and the member-organizations.

Main activities:

1. Development of four Centres for children’s rights which provide services for children in conflict and in contact with the law. They will be based in the following cities: Sofia (Social Activities and Practice Institute), Russe (Association “Equilibrium”), Pazardzhik (Crime Prevention Fund – IGA), and Vratsa (Association for Pedagogical and Social Assistance for Children FITSE).

2. Prevention: services in the community with focus on violence (working with schools, kindergartens, local municipalities). Targeted prevention of children at risk – children from single-parent families, families with many kids, unemployed parents, parents with mental problems, or parents with addictions.

3. Early intervention: Guidance and work with other professionals and services related to children victims of violence or children victims of crimes – within the four Centres in the country.

4. Specialized services: Work with children perpetrators of anti-social acts, within the four Centres in the country.

5. Management and coordination of the project activities: Increasing the capacity of the parties concerned by conducting trainings and meetings for exchange of experience and practices.

6. Publicity: Planning and conducting of campaigns at local, regional, and national level.