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Events :: Достъп :: BPID received an award at the annual meeting of the NGO Portal

BPID received an award at the annual meeting of the NGO Portal

PresentationSofia, May 16, 2019

On May 16 2019 in the new Cultura cinema, the Informational Portal for the Non-Governmental organizations in Bulgaria handed out its annual awards for a ninth consecutive year.
Georgi Genchev, leader of the NGO Portal team, elaborated: “The awards are a kind of transparency certificate, because the Portal gives the civil society organizations the opportunity to inform a wide audience regularly about their activities and achievements, to tell what they do, for whom it is important and what change they achieve. To state transparently their position on questions important for the society, to advocate and defend the rights of the people with and for whom they work.”
The awards of the Portal have no nominations and jury. The winners are selected among the Portal’s registered users based on site administrator statistics for each category. The total number of user publications for 2018 is over 1700.
In 2018 the Portal contains 13900 profiles of civil society organizations. An award is given to the profile of an active organization which had the most visits in 2018. The profiles contain information about which field the organization works in, who manages it, what are its activities, contact information and also the materials it posted in the Portal.
One of the most popular segments of the NGO Portal is “Work and Volunteering” in which in 2018 a total of 140 career announcements were published – for work, internships, volunteering. In the “Most read Portal announcement” is decided which organizations have attracted the biggest interest towards their announcement.

DiplomaIn the “Biggest success in attracting readers” category competitors are those organizations which have simultaneous publications above the Portal average number and which have been read also above Portal average. The winners are ranked on the basis of the ratio between the two. There are two winners with equal results. In second place, just behind the Social Alternative Trust and the “Society and Security” Foundation, comes the Bulgarian Platform for International Development (BPID). The organization is one of the most active users and 71% of its publications have been read above the Portal average. The award received Ventzislav Kirkov from BFPA, - one of the founding members and among the Platform’s most active members.
Some more of the Portal’s 2018 achievements in facts and figures:
• The NGO database has exceeded 13900 registered organizations
• Over 180 newly registered volunteers are looking for a cause which to join. They are people of all ages, professions and have interests in various fields.
• The Portal has been visited 600 000 times, 390 000 of which unique visits.
• Over 1650000 web pages were visited
• The Portal was a media partner for over 50 NGO events and initiatives
• The users published over 1700 texts. The Portal’s team publications and quotes of media materials were over 1900. More than 160 were the announcements for different opportunities for NGO funding.
• The subscribers of the Portal’s weekly bulletin reached more than 8000

 

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