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Bulgaria

National Strategy on Migration, Asylum and Integration (2011-2020)

National Strategy on Migration, Asylum and Integration (2011 - 2020)

This document details plans for Bulgarian migration, asylum and integration up to the year 2020. Reference is made to resettlement on page 38. It merely states that a national resettlement strategy must be developed over the next few years which is in line with international standards. It states that the resettlement programme should be developed within the UNHCR resettlement programme.

Author: Bulgarian Ministry of Interior.

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National Strategy on Migration, Asylum and Integration (2011 - 2020)

Bulgaria snapshot

Size: 111,910 km2

Population: 7.6 million

Year of EU Entry: 2007

In the Schengen Area: No

Protection Status Granted: 192 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Programme to be implemented in 2014

Resettlement Quota: 20 to 25 refugees

Resettled Refugees: 0

Source: The information about the size, population, in the Schengen area, and year of EU entry is taken from europa.eu.