Sofia Development Association took part in a kick-off seminar for lead partners of projects funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union, call JUST/2015/RRAC/AG. Only nine projects have been approved out of 134 applications. Sofia Development Association is the only lead partner from Bulgaria, with the project “Coalition of Positive Messanger fo Counter Online Hate Speech". The seminar, held on February 16, 2017 at the premises of DG Justice, walked the lead partners through the project management, administrative and financial rules and reporting requirements. A special roundtable session was devoted to discussion with DG policy officers regarding relevant EU policies and the contribution of each project to them.