BULGARIA: Community Engagement & Rural Development in the Devetaki Plateau

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Update 7th May 2020: course postponed. There are currently 2 spaces available on this course. If you would like to attend please email an expression of interest and we will contact you when the course dates are confirmed.

Host: Velis Chilingirova & Iva Taralezhkova (Devetaki Plateau Association)

Course Dates: 17 – 24 May 2020

Application Deadline: 2 March 2020

Preparation Meeting Date: 24 April 2020

Aims & Themes: exploring community engagement & rural development in an area rich in natural and cultural heritage but experiencing rural depopulation; developing and delivering community action plans. 

Draft Itinerary: the course details will be finalised taking into account the interests of participants. Arrival Sofia & travel to the Devetaki Plateau. Visits to community organisations, heritage sites & rural development projects. 23-24th May is a national 2 day orienteering event in the Devetaki Plateau with 150 participants, May 24th is the Day of the Bulgarian Alphabet.

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Reports from 2019 & 2018

Click here to download the full NET course list for 2020.

Click here to download the NET 5 2020 application form. (SNH staff are very welcome to email an expression of interest but they must complete their own internal HR process before submitting an application form)

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