22nd-23th of January, 2020

Congress Centre GLOBE

The third in4BTE Steering Committee and Transnational Workshop event was held on the 23d of January 2020 in Sofia on the premises of the host organisation, CITUB. On the previous day of the public event, on the 22nd of January, the representatives of project partners also gathered to discuss the internal reporting and technical project matters.

On the day of the public workshop, in addition to the representatives of main project partners – ASLE (Spain), CITUB (Bulgaria), CISL (Italy), DIESIS (Belgium) and PUBLIC (North-Macedonia) – local guests also joined to the event. Both Vice President Chavdar Christov (CITUB) and Deputy Minister Sultanka Petrova (Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Bulgaria) in their speech welcomed and stressed the importance of setting up co-operatives the topic of the project.

This workshop mainly focused on the Bulgarian situation of social economy, cooperative movement and the cooperative’s link to the trade unions. Also, Italian, Spanish and North-Macedonian examples were presented.