Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU

Bulgarian EU Presidency unblocked two important initiatives: Gabriele Bischoff

At a press conference in Sofia the President of the Workers’ Group of the European Economic and Social Committee Gabriele Bischoff has said that the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union has unblocked two important initiatives..

published on 6/22/18 4:22 PM

Europe must remain open to immigrants it needs, Frans Timmermans believes

During the Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs of Parliaments of the European U nion (COSAC) in Sofia, European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans termed the Bulgarian EU Presidency a real success. Taking a question..

published on 6/19/18 5:26 PM

Ekaterina Zaharieva calls on EU member states to support Western Balkan countries

At the final Conference of the Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs of   Parliaments of the  European Union (COSAC) held in Sofia Bulgaria’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva called on the National Assemblies of..

published on 6/18/18 3:51 PM

Premier Borissov suggests prevention of illegal migration in EU

In a speech at the Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs (COSAC) of the EU national parliaments , Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has suggested the idea of an immediate prevention of illegal migration including closing all..

published on 6/18/18 11:57 AM

Bulgarian EU Presidency assessed positively at conference in Sofia

At the Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs (COSAC) of the EU national parliaments that has opened in Sofia, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said that in the course of the Bulgarian Presidency the government had managed Europe’s..

published on 6/18/18 10:48 AM

Final meetings underway of Bulgarian EU Presidency Parliamentary Dimension

A meeting of the Trio Presidency on Sunday gave the start to finalizing discussions with the framework of the Parliamentary Dimension of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The chairpersons of the EU affairs committees..

published on 6/18/18 9:22 AM

43% of Bulgarians approve Bulgarian EU Presidency: poll

Bulgarians assess the outgoing Bulgarian EU presidency quite positively, a poll conducted by Gallup International suggests. 43% of respondents in it have said that the presidency was more successful than not, 12% that it was not good enough,..

published on 6/15/18 4:08 PM

Bulgarian communities in Western Balkans call for Sunday schools and easier access to Bulgarian citizenship

"The Bulgarian communities in Serbia, Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo should have engaged more actively in discussions that took place before the Western Balkans summit on May17. They are aware of the situation and problems in these countries and..

published on 6/13/18 3:25 PM

Upcoming update of role of EU Agency for Cooperation of Energy Regulators

The Council of the European Union has agreed to update the regulation governing the work of ACER - the EU Agency for Cooperation of Energy Regulators. The purpose of the regulation is to improve cooperation between national electricity and gas regulators..

published on 6/11/18 6:05 PM

Austria takes over Presidency of Council of the EU from Bulgaria on 30 June

Austria will take over the Presidency of the Council of the EU from Bulgaria at a summit meeting on 30 June. The forum will take place in the Austrian Alps with a show and an array of different attractions. At a special ceremony Bulgarian PM..

published on 6/11/18 9:45 AM