Country Report: Bulgaria - 2017 Update

from European Council on Refugees and Exiles
Published on 13 Feb 2018 View Original

This report was written by Iliana Savova, Director, Refugee and Migrant Legal Programme, Bulgarian Helsinki Committee and was edited by ECRE.

This report draws on information provided by monthly immigration and asylum statistical analyses published by the national authorities, regular information sharing utilised by the National Coordination Mechanism in the area of asylum and international protection, established since 2013 and chaired by the State Agency for Refugees (SAR), as well as monthly border, detention and refugee status determination (RSD) monitoring implemented by the refugee assisting non-governmental organisations.

The information in this report is up-to-date as of 31 December 2017, unless otherwise stated.