3The 20th Anniversary Celebration of Agency for Social Development Vision, the initiator and founder of the National Alliance for Social Responsibility (NASO) and the first Bulgarian member organisation of the European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD), was marked by the launch of new facilities, services and structures in line with the modern European and national trends in social services development.
Among the guests were Deputy Ministers of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy Rositsa Dimitrova and Ivaylo Ivanov, EASPD President James Crowe, CEO of the National Association of Municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria Ginka Chavdarova, Deputy Chair of Varna City Council Lidiya Marinova, representatives of the Agency for Social Assistance, the Employment Agency, founders, partner organisations, employees and service users of Agency Vision.
In her speech, Agency Vision President Zhaneta Georgieva told the audience about the history of the organisation and the people who had forged its path to success and had overcome challenges over the past 20 years. Agency Vision was given awards by EASPD President James Crowe, and on behalf of the mayor of Varna Municipality. Awards and gifts were also bestowed by other partner organisations of Agency Vision, including by its founder and NASO President Georgi Georgiev.