UNION OF BULGARIAN BLACK SEA LOCAL AUTHORITIES (UBBSLA) is an independent non-governmental, voluntary, self-governing and non-profit organization established as a juridical person in 1992.

At the moment, the Union of the Bulgarian Black Sea Local Authorities unites 21 municipalities bordering the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, namely:

АvrenАksakovoBalchikBeloslavBurgasByalaVarnaValchi dolDalgopolDevnyaDobrichDolni ChiflikКаvarnaМalko TarnovoNesebar, PomoriePrimorskoSozopolSuvorovoShabla and Tsarevo,

located in three administrative regions – Burgas, Varna and Dobrich.

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UBBSLA is an organization uniting the interests of all member municipalities and encouraging strong and effective local self-government and active citizen participation in the Black Sea Region.

UBBSLA PRIORITIES FOR 2020

  • assist municipalities in preparing proposals for applying for funding in the new programming period
  • assistance in establishing contacts and expertise to attract international partners to apply with proposals
  • support to initiate partnerships and twinning of the coastal municipalities of European cities
  • expertise and technical assistance to municipalities to develop plans and strategic documents
  • preparation of expert opinions on the laws concerning the development of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast to provide a better legislative environment for local authorities
  • organizing and conducting seminars and workshops on current legislative changes and their implementation

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eNEET Rural on-line courses are released!

eNEET Rural on-line courses are released!!! If you are an unemployed youth at age 25-29, browse over our free trainings to find out more about the soft-skills and agro courses and the certificates to get. Looking for employment, but are you lacking in interpersonal communication skills? Do you have an innovative idea or wish to open a start-up, but […]

eNEET Rural STUDY VISIT in Oslo, NORWAY

eNEET Rural STUDY VISIT in Oslo, NORWAY 6st of March 2020 As an accompanied event to the 4th eNEET Rural Transnational project meeting, the Study visit was conducted in Oslo on 6th of March 2020. Organized by the Inclusion AS (project expertise partner), some stakeholders from Norway, one stakeholder from Bulgaria and project partner organisations […]

Announcement of the HERMES International Conference

Announcement of the HERMES International Conference   While coastal zones in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean are undoubtedly a competitive advantage for local communities, they are facing ever-increasing natural and anthropogenic pressures that generate poor environmental conditions and can lead to their demise. Based on this fact, Municipalities, Universities and NGOs from Greece, Cyprus, […]

The 2nd Soft-skills on-the-spot training in Bulgaria ended with several agro-business ideas for start-ups suggested by the trained NEETs

ENEET RURAL soft-skills training completed in dobrich The 2nd Soft-skills training in Bulgaria has been implemented in Dobrich, where the agriculture is the most developed branch of the economy in the region. The main reason for this is the environment – climate, soils and clean lands. 81% of all the land in Dobrich is agricultural, […]

UBBSLA team attended the “pruning” ritual in the vineyards of Marvin Ltd., supporting the implementation of the eNEET Rural project

UBBSLA team attended the “pruning” ritual in the vineyards of Marvin Ltd., supporting the implementation of the eNEET Rural project UBBSLA team was invited by our stakeholder Marvin Ltd., vine producer and the first agro-holding company supported eNEET Rural, to this special event – pruning the grape vines in Sliven! 14th of February, Trifon Zarezan […]

HERMES Wave Droid has broken away from its anchor during the storm

HERMES Wave Droid has broken away from its anchor HERMES Wave Droid which drifted during the storm last week is already collected in a good order. The reason for drifting 1.8 miles away from the original location is due to the very strong northern wind and waves up to 3.5 m. Thanks to the integrated […]

Covenant of Mayors Ceremony and European Climate Pact announcement event

Covenant of Mayors Ceremony and European Climate Pact announcement event Registration is open! Our not-to-be-missed Covenant Ceremony will mark the launch of the climate pact, a coalition of actors to support Europe’s transition to climate neutrality in the context of the EU Green Deal. Starting as a pioneer initiative in 2008, the Covenant of Mayors aimed […]

HERMES BG1 dissemination event in Varna

The Oceanographic Station (HERMES BG1) was presented to interested institutions in Varna 29.01.2020, BSBD – Varna Hosted by the Black Sea Basin Directorate – Varna (BSBD), UBBSLA team had the privilege to present today HERMES BG1 among wide group of national stakeholders such as Black Sea municipal experts, Regional administration Varna, specialists in ecology and […]