Dr. Eleonora Lilova is a highly qualified expert with many years of experience in the field of education. She holds master's degrees in pedagogy and sociology from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski”. She holds a PhD in Education from Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski". She has an additional professional qualification in psychology and specialized training for the position of "Pedagogical Advisor". Dr. Lilova is an expert-trainer of pedagogical specialists for prevention of school violence, aggression and other negative manifestations under the project "No to violence", as well as an inspector under the project "Improvement of the system for inspection of education". She began her career as a primary school teacher and English teacher. She has managerial experience as a director of two municipal schools in Sofia. She manages national ("SUCCESS" and "Your Hour") and international projects (under the programs "Socrates", "Comenius" and "Erasmus +"). Eleonora Lilova has participated in specializations, qualification courses and exchange of management experience in Cambridge and Oxford (Great Britain), Budapest (Hungary), Torun (Poland), Dublin (Ireland), Greece, Italy, Malta and others. She speaks Russian and English.
Mariela Licheva has a master's degree. She graduated in obstetrics, social pedagogy, economics and finance. At the beginning of her career she worked as a midwife in the maternity ward of the hospital in Ruse. Her direct work with children and adolescents began in 1999, when she was appointed as a public educator in the Local Commission for Combating Anti-Social Behavior of Minors, Ruse. At the same time, she started working as a social worker in the Social Services Department. Since August 2001 she started working in the Child Protection Department. In May 2005 she started working in the State Agency for Child Protection as Head of the Department in Ruse, General Directorate for Control of Children's Rights. In 2010 she held the position of Director of the Social Assistance Directorate in Ruse. Since 2013 she started working as a director of the Health and Social Activities Directorate in Ruse - exercising the powers of the mayor in the implementation of policies at the municipal level in the field of health, social activities and ethnic issues.
Dr. Teodora Ivanova graduated in 1991 from the National Sports Academy - Sofia, and in 1998 acquired a law degree at SWU "Neofit Rilski", Blagoevgrad. In 2018 she obtained an educational and scientific degree of Doctor of International Law and International Relations at the Southwestern University "Neofit Rilski". She started working for the State Agency for Child Protection in 2001. She held the position of "Head of the Inspectorate" and later Director General of the General Directorate for Control of Children's Rights. Since 2013 she has been the Secretary General of the State Agency for Child Protection at the Council of Ministers.
Director of the Directorate "Administrative-Legal and Financial-Economic Services"
Director-General of the General Directorate for Control of Children’s Rights
Director of the Directorate "Policies and Programs for the Child, Strategic Development and Coordination”
Territorial departments of the General Directorate for Control of Children's Rights
- Monitoring and Control - Western Department - for the districts of Sofia-city, Sofia, Blagoevgrad, Pernik, Kyustendil, Vratsa, Vidin, Montana and Pleven
Head of Department: Tatiana Dimitrova Address: Sofia 1051, 2 Triaditsa Str. Tel .: 02/933 90 35, 02/933 90 39 Tel./fax: 02/933 90 44 Outsourced workplace address: Vratsa 3000, 2 Stoyan Zaimov Str., 4th floor, room 14 Tel./fax: 092/66 65 25
- Monitoring and Control - South Department - for the districts of Plovdiv, Pazardzhik, Haskovo, Kardzhali, Smolyan, Burgas, Stara Zagora, Sliven and Yambol
Head of Department: Neyla Murad Address: 8000 Burgas, 8A Knyaz Al. Batenberg Str. Tel./fax: 056/82 71 53 Outsourced workplace address: Plovdiv 4000, 1 Nikola Mushanov Square, rooms 122 and 134 Tel./fax: 032/64 97 98
- Monitoring and Control - North Department - for the districts of Ruse, Veliko Tarnovo, Gabrovo, Lovech, Targovishte, Varna, Shumen, Dobrich, Razgrad and Silistra
Head of Department: Galya Atanasova Address: Ruse 7000, 6 Svoboda Square, room 502 Tel./fax: 082/82 69 72 Outsourced workplace address: Varna 9000, 76G Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd., room 515 Tel./fax: 052/64 24 25
Chairmen of the State Agency for Child Protection
|Ophelia Kaneva||Eva Zhecheva||Kalin Kamenov||Nadia Shabani||Shirin Mestan|
|From 2016 to 2018||From 2013 to 2016
From 2001 to 2002
|From 2012 to 2013||From 2009 to 2012||From 2002 to 2009|