2019 efsli training event

European projects: How to apply and benefit of opportunities to support the development of the sign language interpreting profession

Capacity building training on European programme management and European funding

From 28th to 30th June 2019

In cooperation with

the National Association of Sign Language Interpreters of Bulgaria (NASLIB)


Registration deadline: 20th June 2019

What is this training about?

This training aims at pinpointing various funding opportunities for the development of the sign language interpreting profession and sharing knowledge on the requirements of the application process and project management.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to search for funding opportunities at European level, the application process, suggestions and strategies to apply, as well as soft skills needed to satisfy both the technical requirement and the storytelling aspect in order to stand out from thousands of other applications.

The capacity building training will encompass:

  • Theory and terminology on European projects
  • Programme management methodologies
  • Fundraising and funding opportunities
  • Budgeting and the financial framework
  • Cross-frontier and cross-sectoral opportunities
  • Storytelling and creativity development
  • Strategies for applying

Address of the training venue:

12-14 Ivan Denkoglu Str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria

Training Schedule

The school will be held in Sofia (Bulgaria) from 28th to 30th June 2019. The training schedule is as follows:
  • Friday 28th June from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 29th June from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Sunday 30th June from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Who is our trainer?

Jelena Močević, Community Manager at the World Forum for Democracy, has over ten years of experience in project writing, fundraising and programme management at European level. Jelena is the former Programme Manager of European Heritage Days, a joint programme of the Council of Europe and the European Commission, the most widely celebrated participatory cultural programme shared by the citizens of Europe.

Communication at the training.

The training will be delivered in English

Correspondence with efsli and official documents will be in English.

Who can register?

This training is designed for:

  • interpreters
  • NASLI delegates
  • Policy makers


Your place on the course will be confirmed by email.

Please do not book your accommodation or flight until your place on the course has been confirmed. Or if you do so, it will be at your own risk.

Selection of participants will be made according to the “first come, first served” system.

How much does it cost?

The registration fee includes tuition and coffee breaks. Participants will have to arrange for their own accommodation and travel. A list of hotels will be provided to registered participants.

Payments must be made the same day of registration. If not, your registration is not valid.

Please email a copy of the proof of your payment to the efsli back office. If you have difficulties when making your payment, please immediately contact the efsli administration at admin@efsli.org

Registration fees:

  • efsli individual members: 120,00 euros
  • non efsli individual members: 240,00 euros

Individual membership is open to Sign Language Interpreters within Europe and other interested persons who subscribe to the aim and objectives of efsli.

Sign language interpreters who are members of National Associations (full members of efsli) are not automatically individual efsli members. You can become an individual member here: https://www.efsli.org/efslishop/MembershipRenewal/_Select_.htm

How do I register?

Please use this link for registration

Payment instructions:
PAYPAL (+ charges)
If you like to pay by paypal, please use the paypal button below.

2019 training in Sofia

Please tranfer the fee + bank charges to:
BNP Parisbas, Belgium
IBAN: BE71 2900 1504 9569
Account number: 290 – 0150495 – 69
EFSLI (European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters)
Wetstraat 26/15
1040 Brussels
Please add in the description of the bank transfer: your name and “2019 efsli training in Sofia”

If you have further questions about the efsli school, please contact team@efsli.org

efsli and NASLIB are looking forward to welcoming you in Sofia!