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The Economic and Social Council of Bulgaria /ESC/ in cooperation with the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy organised a public consultation on the Draft Children Act on 6th March 2012, which attracted broad public interest. It was attended by more than 100 people, including representatives of the Bulgarian government, Bulgarian parliament and local authorities, social partners and representatives of over twenty-five NGOs, parents, scientists, experts and others.

Prof. Lalko Dulevski, President of the ESC presented to the participants in the discussion the main findings and proposals adopted by the resolution on the Draft Children Act on 24th February 2012.

The council associates with the position of the European Economic and Social Committee that it is vital children's rights are not to be mixed with the general human rights since the children are in need of specific legal protection.

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MISSION

“THE CIVIL PARLIAMENT” OF BULGARIA

is the “bridge” between citizens and the national government. Its mission is to support such “bridging” so as to facilitate the communication between the society and the national government. It is the new and modern institution of the civil dialogue.

The ESC's mission is to promote civil society organisations access to and involvement in the process of decision-making on strategic economic and social issues.

The main goal of ESC's operation is to enable different representatives of organised civil society to feel free to state their views whereas unanimity on matters of common interest is encouraged. The Council expresses and protects civil society interests by communicating agreed statements and proposals submitted by its members to the executive and legislative authorities.

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