The Association BRTMI was established to bring together the people, communities and economies of Bulgaria and Romania, and to contribute through cross-border cooperation in civil matters to the sustainable socio-economic development of the border region. To those ends, the association aims to promote the resolution of social, inter-community, business, interpersonal and other conflicts by legal means and in a peaceful manner. It strives to develop and propose innovative methods of conflict resolution that are based on mediation and are in compliance with contemporary European and international practice. The association offers training in innovative ways for solving various conflicts based on mediation, and encourages cross-border exchange of information and mutual assistance in resolving problematic issues.  BRTMI endorses research and legislative change that contribute to more efficient conflict resolution and to the prevention of potential social, inter-community, business, interpersonal and other conflicts.

 

 BRTMI operates in the public interest by:

•         Promoting the values ​​of civil society;

•         Bringing together the people, businesses and communities that contribute to the sustainable socio-economic development in the border region between Bulgaria, Romania through cross-border cooperation;

•         Providing a wide and easy access to mediation as an alternative method for dispute resolution, and promoting its implementation on a national and international level;

•         Encouraging exchange of information on the best practices for resolving conflicts of any kind;

•         Initiating and facilitating dialogue with local and national authorities;

•         Conducting research, studies and analyses on social inclusion of marginalized communities in Bulgaria and the mediator's role as a link between institutions and the target groups;

•         Preparing strategies and recommendations for social inclusion of disadvantaged groups;

•         Providing technical assistance to organizations interested in mediation and conflict resolution;

•         Providing training on motivation, civil rights education and training in key competencies;

•         Actively cooperating with other non-profit organizations and associations in Bulgaria and abroad;

•         Assisting local authorities by providing expertise and technical advice.

 

 

BRTMI is actively engaged in the preparation, implementation and management of projects in the following areas:

  • Social inclusion;

  • Equal access to justice through mediation;

  • Promoting the values ​​of civil society,

  • Corporate Social Responsibility, and others.

 

BRTMI established and manages a Community Support Centre for Children, Center for Restorative Justice for Children and Center for Evaluation of Potential Opportunities. 

 

Our experts are highly qualified, experienced and motivated. We work with volunteers who support our activities.