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Profile of registrant

Център за междуетнически диалог и толерантност "Амалипе"

Identification number in the register: 98535315829-78
Registration date: 12/05/11 11:13:00

The information on this organisation was last modified on 15/04/14 22:31:28
The date of the last annual update was 15/04/14 22:31:28


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Център за междуетнически диалог и толерантност "Амалипе"
in the Latin alphabet: AMALIPE Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance
Acronym: CIEDT Amalipe
Legal status: non-governmental organization
Website address: http://www.amalipe.com

Sections

Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Deyan KOLEV
Position: Chair

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Teodora Krumova
Position: Program director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 4 Samuil fl.1/app.16
P.O. box: 113
Veliko Turnovo 5000
BULGARIA
Telephone number: (+359) 888 681 134
Fax number: (+359) 62600224
Other contact information: Postal adress: 5000 Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, p.o.box 113

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance “Amalipe” was founded at the beginning of 2002. It is a Roma organization based in Veliko Turnovo region (Central Bulgaria) and at the same time it is one of the leading Roma NGO at national level that initiates and implements policy oriented projects on behalf of Roma community. At present we work in more than 120 towns and villages in 90 municipalities all over Bulgaria.
The organization plays central role in organizing Roma civic movement and advocating for Roma integration before state institutions. The Chairman of the organization Deyan Kolev used to be a Deputy Chair of the National Council for Cooperation on Ethnic and Demographic Issues by the side of NGOs. At present he is representative of Roma NGOs in the Monitoring Committee of Human Resources Development Operational Program. Amalipe is also the only Roma NGO approved for observer status in the Monitoring Committee of the National Strategic Reference Framework.

The main goals of Amalipe are:

* Advocating for a real Roma participation in the policy making process (especially in the process of Roma inclusion) at national, regional and local level;
* Developing strategic planning of Roma integration process;
* Supporting civil society mobilization of Roma NGOs, CBOs (community based organizations) and groups of activists;
* Provoking a change in the educational system through including a new subject: "Roma folklore and culture" in the school curriculum and promoting the introducing of interactive techniques of teaching;
* Preserving and renewing Roma identity trough collecting, editing, and popularizing the best examples of Roma culture (narrative folklore, festive system, etc.) in order to stop the process of assimilation of Roma and to change the negative attitudes and stereotypes against Roma by surrounding population;
* Emancipation of Roma women and strengthening Roma women participation.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 40
Complementary information: 40 people are employed by the organization. At the same time it works with more than 200 volunteers. In addition, 37 000 children and around 5000 adults were included in various actovotoes of the organization during 2013. They are spread all over Bugaria covering all NUTS 2 regions in Bulgaria.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


The main advocacy activities of Center Amalipe are directed towards advocating for a real Roma participation in the policy making process (especially in the process of Roma inclusion), mainstreaming the Roma integration agenda in the general EU and national agenda and developing strategic planning of Roma integration process.

The specifics thematic fields Center Amalipe is interested include (but do not exclude others):
- education
- social integration
- gender issues
- public health
- regional development
- community empowerment

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • External Relations
  • Home Affairs
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Youth

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 34
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • BULGARIA

Complementary information:

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




Center Amalipe is a member of the National Network of Children - Bulgaria - the biggest network in Bulgaria defending children's rights.

Center Amalipe is member of the Bulgarian's Women Lobby - national member of the European Women's Lobby.

Center Amalipe is member of ENAR (European Network against Racism) - Bulgaria, EGAM and so on

Center Amalipe is member of TB Europe coalition engaged in the fight against TB in Europe and globally

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 941,814
of which public financing: 650,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 620,000
- from national sources: 30,000
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 291,814
- donations:
- contributions from members:
private organizations : 291,814
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.