During July – August 2020, Bulgarian Association for Transfer of Technology and Innovation with the support of Red Cross Varna and Red Cross Burgas held 10 Training seminars for civil protection and coping with accidents. The aim of the sessions was to train the citizens on how to react in crisis and accident situations and to perform first aid.
The topics covered by the training session focused on:
Bulgarian Association for Transfer of Technology and Innovation are happy to report that the participants gave very positive feedback on the training seminars. Many of them recommended these trainings to their relatives and friends who participated in later sessions. The project team will involve the participants in the test module of the mobile application (and web platform) for reporting and responding to accidents and they will be the first ones to know when it’s online. Currently, the development of the mobile application is in progress and will be finalized by the end on the year.
The first meeting of the Joint Programming Committee – body responsible for the preparation of the Interreg NEXT (Neighbourhood External) Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027 – was held on the 29th of January 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. The eligible participating countries of the new Programme involves ten states from the Black Sea Basin: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine.
The new generation of projects to be funded under the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 has been approved by the Joint Monitoring Committee during the meeting held in Odessa, Ukraine, on 17th of September 2019.