The project aim wass to develop a Regulation Treating the Management, Control and Informational Provision of the National Operative Program for Regional Development as an instrument for the Bulgarian regional policy implementation.
The Regulation was prepared in accordance with the prescripts of the Regional Development Law and the National Plan for Economical Development and the Requirements of the corresponding EU Regulations and the European Commission’s
The Regulation followed the effective management’s principles and control over the financial means, stipulated for the implementation of the National Operative Program for Regional Development, through:
а) correct and the transparent management;
b) providing regular accountancy of the expenditures of the National operative program for regional development at all levels of implementation.
The project initiative aims to develop and put in practice a “bottom-up” approach to regional development by identifying and engaging the natural leadership potential of Bulgarian regions within a coherent framework of debate and collective action.
In November 2006 IRIS initiated a 9-month project for comparative study of the Turkish and Roma minorities in Bulgaria in the years of democratic transition (1989 – 2006).
In December 2004 IRIS Civil Society Development: Research and Training Program started the implementation of the nine-month project entitled Youth Tourist Exchange. Business Initiatives for Community Development in South Eastern Bulgaria (towns Loznitza, Zavet and Isperih)
The project was aimed at establishing an effective system for trilateral co-operation and dialogue between social partners in the field of industrial relations in Bulgaria on the basis of European historical experience and the principles laid down in the European Social Charter ratified in 2000.
The project aim was to establish Youth Community Council in the Municipality of Zavet as a consultative body to the local authorities.
The project aimed at developing and implementing working models of lobbying which represent organized local/municipal, civic and entrepreneurial interests.