About the project

STRONG project (Sustainable social policy ThROugh capacity streNGthening) is aimed to strengthen the social dialogue policies and practices in Bulgaria, to improve the tripartite dialogue and consultations at national, regional and local level, to stimulate the bilateral cooperation between Norway and Bulgaria sharing expertise, experience, knowledge and best practices. The project is coordinated by the Bulgarian chamber of commerce and industry in partnership with Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) and Norwegian-Bulgarian Business Group (NBBG).


The following activities are planned to be implemented:
Research of best practices in tripartite dialogue in EU and Norway.
Development of handbook “Voluntary dispute resolution – negotiations, mediation, conciliation, arbitration. Solving collective labor disputes”.
Study visit to Norway for exchange of good practices with representatives of the Association of the Organisation of Bulgarian Employers.
Organisation of regional workshops with Norwegian partner participation.
Online training platform development with training modules – conflict management, dealing with stress at workplace, good practices for efficient communication during negotiations, successful tactics in conducting negotiations.

E-learning platform

The online platform offers training materials in Bulgarian for each of the following topics divided in 4 modules: Conflict Management; Dealing with stress at workplace; Good practices for efficient communication during negotiations; Successful tactics in conducting negotiations.


Supported by Norway through the Norway Grants 2014-2021, in the frame of the Programme “Social Dialogue – Decent Work”