BASD is an NGO in public benefit - a part of network of research organizations, regional agencies, institutions in all Balkans and EU. Activities: Socio-economic and sustainable development; Applying, implementation and management of EU funded projects; Energy efficiency and energy renewable sources; Architecture; Activities related to development of the labor market, preservation of human resources and policies in this area, demographic trends, protecting human rights; lifelong learning, development of education and training; Arts
and Culture; Social inclusion, social economy, social and health services; Regional development, cross-border, transnational, interregional cooperation; Tourism, Rural Development;
BASD have: Experts in training, research, innovations, needs analyses; awareness raising and networking. Member of Bulgarian platform for international development, Anna Lindh Foundation, Global Compact; representative for the Balkans of the Earth Charter.
BASD activities are with focus both on adult and young people - helping social workers to obtain more skills for better personal development, decent jobs and relevant role in society. In the frames of many international initiatives BASD involves adult people in dialogue, communication, team work helping them to build a democratic and human system of values. BASD has done needs analysis regarding the level of violence