Polina Zlatarska


Turkey Europe Future Forum

Period of the Fellowship


Project title

Reflecting Change

Project description

Polina Zlatarska is part of a network of young Turkish and European leaders from all sectors who come together once a year to engage in intensive dialogue and to share views and ideas about topical social issues. The Turkey Europe Future Forum takes place alternately in Turkey and Germany, as well as in other European countries.


Vocational education, Employment

Short biography

Polina Zlatarska is part of a team entrusted with a national vocational education reform project at the Ministry of Education of Bulgaria. As Business Relations Officer under the Swiss-Bulgarian Cooperation Program she supports the demand of the labour market for skilled workforce by facilitating early employability and creating learning-on-the-job opportunities. Polina holds a BA in Economics and a MA in European Studies, with research experience in democratic transition, European integration and interregional diplomacy. Polina’s track record includes also five years as political and economic adviser at the Korean Embassy in Sofia, as well as project officer duties under the Bulgaria–Turkey IPA Cross-Border Program.