Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU

Donald Tusk: EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia will confirm European perspective of Western Balkans

The EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia on May 17 will confirm the European perspective of the Western Balkans, a region with fresh memories of war and with long history of close relations with Russia, the President of the European Council Donald Tusk..

published on 4/25/18 5:20 PM

EU Youth Conference 2018 in Sofia now over

The European Youth Conference, held a few days ago in Sofia was supposed to be a platform for a dialogue between young people from the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership and Bulgarian high-ranking officials at the governmental level...

published on 4/24/18 11:25 AM

Bulgaria refutes allegation of Spanish veto on EU-Western Balkans summit declaration

Genoveva Chervenakova, spokesperson for the Permanent Representation of Bulgaria to the EU stated that the ambassadors of all 28 EU member states, including the ambassador of Spain, have approved the draft declaration, to be adopted during the..

published on 4/24/18 9:46 AM

Our ambition is the adoption of a plan for financing projects for the Western Balkans: Lilyana Pavlova

A forum highlighting opportunities for investments and financing of projects in the region of the Western Balkans was held on the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels. Its audience included officials from the banking and financial sectors...

published on 4/23/18 5:34 PM

Bulgaria will continue efforts aimed to speed up Western Balkans integration: Tsveta Karayancheva

Bulgaria will continue to make efforts aimed at speeding up the process of European integration of the countries in the Western Balkans , the President of the Bulgarian Parliament Tsveta Karayancheva has said while meeting with the President of the..

published on 4/23/18 5:16 PM

Efficient digital education conference in Sofia ends with call for action

"Education and development of digital technologies are among the main focuses of the Bulgarian Presidency," said Yassen Gyurov, Chair of the Education Committee under the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU. It was education that was..

published on 4/23/18 4:17 PM

Minister Pavlova reports to parliament over progress of Bulgarian Presidency of Council of EU

Bulgaria's Minister responsible for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU, Liliana Pavlova, has report ed in Parliament over the progress of the presidency, which is being implemented dynamically and in the spirit of a constructive dialogue...

published on 4/20/18 12:56 PM

Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete: EU has to adopt stricter measures to reduce carbon emissions

Bulgaria’s capital Sofia hosted the informal meeting of the EU Ministers of Energy. The event was part of the calendar of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2018 and went under the motto Clean Energy for Europeans...

published on 4/20/18 12:09 PM

EU energy ministers specify Member State positions on Clean Energy for All Europeans package

At an informal meeting in Sofia, the energy ministers from the European Union have specified the positions of Member States on three important dossiers from the legislative package Clean Energy for All Europeans – management regulations, the energy..

published on 4/19/18 3:47 PM

Backbone of European economy will be professionals of the future with good digital skills

"Unemployment in the EU has reached a record low level for the past ten years, but still the number of unemployed young people is big," European Commissioner responsible for employment, social affairs, skills and labour mobility Marianne Thyssen..

published on 4/19/18 2:04 PM