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We bring to your attention an open letter signed by citizens on the initiative of BOLD (Bulgarian Organizing for Liberal Democracy). The letter expresses the positions of the signatories in their individual capacity.


Hoping that you sympathize with the cause of the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC), at this point we, the BHC, invite you to apply to join BOLD, our community of registered supporters working for the protection of human rights and…

The Protests of Summer 2020 and What Comes Afterwards

The Bulgarian Community for Liberal Democracy (BOLD) is guided by the shared vision of its members for a society with democratic governance and a pluralistic political system in which

A call to defend democracy!

The Bulgarian Community for Liberal Democracy (BOLD) is among the supporters of the open letter for protection of democracy, initiated by the Stockholm-based International IDEA and the National Endowment for Democracy

Goals and values

BOLD aims to increase public support for democracy, human rights and fundamental freedoms, as well as to consolidate the liberal-democratic community in Bulgaria.

BOLD consists of individual members united by the following values:





Get involved

There are several ways to get involved in BOLD, as well as to support its activities.

You can take the most active part through membership in the organization. Becoming a member gives you the right to participate in all discussions and decision-making, therefore being the co-creator of BOLD’s positions on issues.

To become a member, you must:

1. Agree with the mission, goals and principles of BOLD.
2. Have at hand the contacts (emails) of two existing BOLD members whom you have asked to approve your membership request. In case you do not know any existing BOLD members, no problem: please write to Dimitrina.petrova@bghelsinki.org. A BOLD member will be in touch with you for a brief conversation to make sure that you share our values.
3. Pay a one-off membership fee of €5, here: https://boldbg.net/donate-online/. You are very welcome, should you wish to do so, to contribute a higher amount. This will be highly appreciated.
4. Click on the “Platform” button in the upper right corner on the website and follow the registration steps.

You can also find out about our latest publications, including thematic positions, by subscribing to our online newsletter, here.

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