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3rd February 2015

Elka Spasova-Sandeva

More than fourteen years working for the integration of Roma. Before I started working in Blagoevgrad municipality I have worked in the administration of the Governor of Blagoevgrad. I believe that education is the key to the integration of the Roma community. It is an essential and determining the future of every person.

Particular Interests and research areas

The situation of Roma in Bulgaria and their integration.
Increase the level of education of the Roma community.

Type of organisationLocal Government

Type of functionOther


Area of expertise
  • Other

Integration of marginalized groups



OrganisationMunicipality of Blagoevgrad

Job Title/Positionchief specialist on ethnic and integration issues

Languages Spoken
  • German
  • Romany


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