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Liliya Dragoeva

Sociological Program


M.A. in Sociology, specialization in Social Research and Analyses, UNSS

B.A. in Political Science, Sofia University

B.A. in Indian Studies, Sofia University



Liliya Dragoeva is engaged in projects related to migration and trafficking in human beings, social inclusion of vulnerable groups and human rights carried out by the Sociological Program of the Center for the Study of Democracy. Her interests include migration, integration, education, citizenship and gender studies. Liliya has experience in project development and project management. She has been a long-term volunteer and activist in a number of youth organizations and NGOs working in the field of non-formal education and youth policies, as well as LGBTI rights. Since the fall of 2018 Liliya is a Regional Director and Board Member of InterPride – the international organization that ties Pride together globally.

Liliya has M.A. in Sociology from UNSS and two B.A. degrees in Indian Studies and Political Science (specialization in European Integration) from Sofia University.


Research Focus

Migration and migrants’ integration, human rights, civil society, non-formal education, gender studies, LGBTI rights


Selected publications 

Hristev, H., Lyubenova, D., Dragoeva, L. (forthcoming). Free Movement of EU Citizens rights of same-sex partners in Bulgaria, Sofia – Youth LGBT Organization Deystvie.

Markov, M., Mancheva, M., Dragoeva, L. (2018). Standards for Forced Return Monitoring in Bulgaria, Sofia – Center for the Study of Democracy.

Mancheva, M., Dragoeva, L. (2018). Monitoring Forced Return in Bulgaria: Analytical Report, Sofia – Center for the Study of Democracy.


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