Who we are?

The International Institute for Youth Development PETRI– Sofia is established in 2007, as a joint initiative of:

  • UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund
  • The National Centre for Public Health and Analyses (NCPHA), Bulgaria
  • Youth Peer Education Network (Y-PEER)

PETRI – Sofia is a knowledge hub and regional resource center at the National Center of Public Health and Analyses (NCPHA), Bulgaria that supports youth empowerment in the areas of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender equality and peacebuilding in the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia and beyond.

Our vision and mission:

PETRI – Sofia envisions a world, where every adolescent and young person is an empowered changemaker contributing to sustainable development.
Our mission is to inspire and support adolescents and young people to become leaders that work for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender equality and peacebuilding, through international cooperation and innovative approaches.

Why are we unique?

PETRI – Sofia Center combine:

  • Peer-to-peer education using alternative methods of education (such as theatre-based techniques, role games, simulations, etc.)
  • Experience and enthusiasm of fellows from the International network of young volunteers in 52 countries on 4 continents.
  • Expertise in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) education and consultation.
  • Partnership with government institutions.

Core team

ACHIEVEMENTS

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News

15
May
PETRI-Sofia team meets with the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Bulgaria

On the 15th of May 2019 the team of PETRI – Sofia met with Nikolay Pavlov, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Bulgaria, as well as with Petar Mladenov, Director of the Directorate for Youth Policies in the Ministry. The team of PETRI presented the activities of the International Institute of Youth Development, the International […]

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15
May
Call for Applications at the International Institute for Youth Development PETRI – Sofia for 2 positions of International Fellow

Call for Applications at the International Institute for Youth Development PETRI – Sofia for 2 positions of Fellow:  Youth Fellow interested in online community coordination and content editing  for “Speak Act Change” platform;  Y-PEER International Fellow interested in advocacy initiatives implementation and youth participation on regional level; The International Institute for Youth Development PETRI – […]

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11
Apr
PETRI – Sofia took part in the “Gather Your Inspiration” event

On 10th April 2019, PETRI’s team participated in a non-formal event organized by Smokinya Foundation in Sofia, Bulgaria. The event took place at the Raven and the Cannonball bar and the goal was to gather, exchange experiences, create new contacts and share what the Erasmus+ program and youth mobility are. Several Bulgarian non-profit organizations (NGOs) […]

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International Institute for Youth Development PETRI – Sofia

National Centre for Public Health and Analyses (NCPHA)

15 Ivan Geshov Blvd., Floor 2, office 62

Sofia 1431, Bulgaria

Tel./Fax: +359 2/954-6666

E-mail: petri.bulgaria@gmail.com

Trainings

Annual PETRI-Sofia Regional Training School for 2013
03.06.2013 9:00
Samokov hotel in Borovets, Bulgaria
The National PETRI-Sofia Experience Presentation Meeting was held on the 9th of November 2012
09.11.2012 10:30
Europa Hall of the Dedeman Princess Hotel in Sofia

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