National Council for Child Protection Meeting
An off-site meeting of the National Council for Child Protection was held in Plovdiv on 27-28 October 2017 in Plovdiv.
The National Alliance for Social Responsibility took part in the National Council in its capacity as a regular member.
The Chairperson of the State Agency for Child Protection, Ms Ophelia Kaneva, chaired the meeting and focused the attention of the NCCP members on the important events and measures that would be taken in pursuance of the state policy in this sphere. The highlights of the meeting were the mid-term review of the National Child Protection Programme, information on new services and the operation of the National Telephone Line for Children at 116 111, which is a free Europe-wide single number for child helplines, the presentation of the new four-year UNICEF programme for Bulgaria, a review of youth policies and good practices of NGOs, and others.