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The National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings was established by virtue of the Combating Trafficking in Human Beings Act. It determines and administers the implementation of the national policy and strategy in the area of combating trafficking in human beings. The National Commission under the Council of Ministers organises and coordinates the interaction between separate institutions and organisations executing the Combating Trafficking in Human Beings Act. It works to prevent trafficking in human beings and to protect, assist and reintegrate victims of trafficking.

The National Commission develops annually a National Programme for Prevention and Counteraction of Trafficking in Human Beings and Protection of the Victims, which is approved by the Council of Ministers. It researches, analyses and reports statistical data on human trafficking. It carries out information, awareness and education campaigns aimed at potential victims of trafficking. It manages and supervises the activities of the Local Commissions for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and the centres for protection and support of victims of trafficking. It also contributes to international cooperation for prevention and counteraction of human trafficking.

Chairman

Boyko Rashkov

Mr. Boyko Rashkov has a long standing judicial experience.

In his professional career, he used to occupy a number of official positions of responsibility, such as Director of the National Investigation Service, Director of the Specialized Investigation Service, a member of the Supreme Judicial Council, an MP at the 39th National Assembly, Deputy-Minister of Justice and Chairman of the National Bureau for Control of the Special Intelligence Means.

Mr. Rashkov is an associate professor doctor in Criminal Proceedings and is chairing the Department on Criminal Justice Science at the Faculty of Law of the University of National and World Economy.

 
Members

Deputy Chairman of the National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings

Representatives of the following ministeries and state institutions are members of the National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings:

– Deputy Minister of Health;

– Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs;

– Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs;

– Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Chair of the NCCTHB;

– Deputy Minister of Education and Science;

– Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy;

– Deputy Chair of the State Agency for Child Protection;

– Ms. Galina Zaharova, Deputy Chairperson of the Supreme Court of Cassation;

– Ms. Daniela Masheva, Deputy Chief Prosecutor.

- Ms. Juliana Petkova - Deputy Director of the National Ivestigation Service

 


Secretariat

Secretary

Ms. Maria Dimitrova, Chief Expert

Mr. Orphey Florov, Senior Accountant

Ms. Mariyana Mladenova, Senior Expert

Ms. Ernesta Rusev-Hristova, Senior Expert

Mr. Dobromir Petrov, Senior Expert 

Ms. Emilya Alexieva, Chief specialist

Ms. Maya Pavlova, Junior Expert

 
Former members

2017-2021

Krasimir Karakatschanov - Deputy Prime Minister and Chairperson of the National commision for combating trafficking in human beings

26.06.2013 – 25.07.2013

Chairperson:

Zinaida Kamenova Zlatanova – Deputy Prime Minister and Chairperson of the National commision for combating trafficking in human beings (regarding decision of The Council of Ministers № 379/26.06.2013)

2009-2013

Chairperson:

Cvetan Genchev Cvetanov – Deputy Prime Minister and Chairperson of the National commision for combating trafficking in human beings (regarding decision of The Council of Ministers № 700/ 27.08.2009)

Members

Mr. Veselin Vuchkov – Deputy Minister of Interior

Ms. Desislava Dimitrova – Deputy Minister of Health

Ms. Darinka Iankova – Deputy Chairperson of the State Agency for Child Protection

Mr. Grozdan Iliev – Deputy Chairperson of the Supreme Court of Cassation

Mr. Plamen Georgiev – Deputy Minister of Justice

Mr. Dimitar Iordanov – Deputy Chairperson of the State Agency „National Security“

Mr. Petko Petkov – Deputy Director of the National Investigation Service

Mr. Ivan Naidenov – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Ms. Milena Damianova – Deputy Minister of Education and Science

Ms. Zornica Rusinova – Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy

2005-2009

Chairperson:

Mr. Daniel Valtchev – Deputy Prime Minister and Chairperson of the National commision for combating trafficking in human beings (regarding decision of The Council of Ministers № 860/4.11. 2005)

Members

Mr. Milen Keremedchiev – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Valeri Tzekov – Deputy Minister of Health

Mr. Rumen Andreev – Deputy Chairperson of the Central Commission for Combating Juvenile Delinquency and Deputy Minister of Interior.

Ms. Sonia Iankulova – Deputy Minister of Interior

Dr. Yasen Yanev – Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy

Ms. Mukades Nalbant – Deputy Minister of Education and Science

Mr. Hristo Monov – Deputy Chairperson of the State Agency for Child Protection

Mr. Rumen Nenkov – Deputy Chairperson of the Supreme Court of Cassation

Mr. Rumen Georgiev – Deputy Director of the National Investigation Service

Mr. Hristo Manchev – Deputy Supreme Prosecutor of the Supreme Prosecutor’s Office of Cassation

Mr. Boyko Rashkov – Deputy Minister of Justice

Mr. Nikolay Nikolov – Deputy Chairperson of the State Agency „National Security“

2004 – 2005

Chairperson:

Plamen Panaiotov – Deputy Prime Minister and Chairperson of the National commision for combating trafficking in human beings (regarding decision of The Council of Ministers № 785/01.10. 2004)