In a world of globalization, cities play an increasingly significant role in guaranteeing sustainable development.
Local economies are turning into a key mechanism, generating economic, social and cultural well-being for the citizens. Today, the “openness” of the cities is a sine qua non condition and a sign for a sound civil society, ready to face the new global challenges.
At present, migration policy is being managed at national level, but Sofia Municipality is actively developing the first local strategies and regulations, according to the growing population needs. The Authorities’ alertness has been provoked by the EU accession and the expected rise in immigration from the surrounding non-EU countries.
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