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Bulgarian Red Cross

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

  • International migration

  • Social Development:
  • Aging
  • Poverty
  • Social policy

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Demographics
  • Disaster management and vulnerability
  • International law
  • Geographic scope: National
    Country of activity:
  • Bulgaria
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 1950
    Organizational structure: tHE BRC has a four-level organisational structure: 1. Local associations - 2 730; 2. Municipal branches - 269; 3. Regional, resp. Metropolitan level - 28 regional organisations 4. National level The General Assembly is the Supreme organ of BRC. The National Council is the main executive and ruling body. Its members /13 at the moment/ are elected every four years by the General Assembly. The BRC has full-time staff at national and regional level, which forms an administrative-executive body - the Secretariat.
    Number and type of members: Number of members – 148 081, number of volunteers in 2014 – 19 454.
    Affiliation with NGO networks: Part of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent; full member of AGE Platform Europe
    Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Grants from Governments
  • Foreign and international grants
  • Fundraising campaigns
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