On 14 August 2013 the office of Lovech Regional Information Centre held a workshop with the representatives of the information networks from the Lovech region. There were representatives of the National Rural Network, the Network of Youth Information and Consultation Centres and the Glob@l Libraries network.
The Manager of Lovech Regional Information Centre, Neli Miteva familiarized the participants with the network of 28 information centres in Bulgaria (part of which is Lovech Regional Information Centre), as well as with the events planned by the end of 2013 on the territory of the Lovech region, the ways for proactive dissemination of information, implemented through the organization of thematic meetings for providing opportunities under the operational and other programmes, the monthly electronic newsletter of the Centre, the capabilities of the social networks and others. Tsitalia Grozeva, expert in information services, presented information about the current initiatives of the network of regional information centres like the campaign "Lessons Learned", the purpose of which is to identify the weak points during the implementation of projects, funded by the EU funds and to propose ways for overcoming them, and the campaign "The First Seven Years of Bulgaria in the EU" for promotion of the good practices from implemented EU projects in the period 2007-2013.
Mariana Ivanova from the Lovech Regional Library "Prof. Benyo Tsonev" told about the initiatives and the services of the Glob@l Libraries networks, as well as the activities planned until the end of 2013. Velislava Vutova, regional coordinator of the National Rural Network for the Lovech Region, explained the purpose for creating the network and what will be done until the end of the year. Iliana Nikolova from the Lovech Youth Information and Consultation Centre presented the network of youth information and consultation centres in Bulgaria, and the activities of informing and training young people. During the meeting information about the European network for supporting entrepreneurship was presented: Enterprise Europe Network and the Europe Direct network, kindly provided by the Vratsa Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The conclusion that was reached during the meeting was that the four networks can help each other and to work in partnership with and benefit for the citizens for informing them on time about the opportunities for EU funding and development. A few specific possibilities for future joint initiatives, that would be implemented in the near future, were also discussed.