Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU

Bulgarian parliamentary president calls for preserving cohesion policy

At the opening of the Interparliamentary Conference on Stability, Economic Coordination and Governance in the European Union underway at the European Parliament in Brussels, the President of the Bulgarian National Assembly Tsveta Karayancheva has..

published on 2/20/18 12:05 PM

Bulgaria sets positive example for good neighbor relations, according to David McAllister

The Chair of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee David McAllister hailed the focus that Bulgaria has laid on the Western Balkans with a view to Bulgaria itself setting a positive example for good neighbour relations. David..

published on 2/16/18 5:36 PM

Gymnich meeting of EU foreign ministers in Sofia now over

At a joint press conference with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva stated that at the Sofia-held Gymnich meeting of the EU’s foreign..

published on 2/16/18 2:12 PM

Boris Johnson voices UK will to make sure bilateral relations continue as they are

Joining the informal meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council underway in Sofia, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: “ We are proud to have 71,000 Bulgarians in the UK. The UK is the No.1 destination for Bulgarian students...

published on 2/15/18 4:02 PM

National cyber-hygiene campaign raises awareness on where and how we are vulnerable online

It would be next to impossible to find even one internet user who has never been the target of cyber-attack. Of this, cyber security experts have no doubt whatsoever. They say that there are two kinds of people and companies – the kind that..

published on 2/15/18 2:22 PM
Nikolina Angelkova, Elżbieta Bieńkowska and Zurab Pololikashvili during the meeting

Nikolina Angelkova: Cooperation in tourism will iron out contradictions in the Balkans

The National Palace of Culture in Sofia hosted another event of the calendar of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. It focused on the problems and the perspectives of the tourism sector.   EU Tourism Ministers,..

published on 2/14/18 12:31 PM

Tourist week to proceed under Bulgarian EU presidency banner

This week is marked with events related to tourism and to the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. On 13 February, an informal meeting of EU ministers of tourism will be held followed by a high-level forum with the motto..

published on 2/12/18 4:30 PM

Austria to continue Balkan priorities of Bulgaria’s Presidency of Council of EU

At a meeting in Vienna Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva discussed with Austria’s Federal Minister for the EU, Arts, Culture and Media Gernot Blümel topics related to Brexit, the new multiannual financial framework of the..

published on 2/9/18 9:39 AM

Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva leaves for Austria visit

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva is leaving for a visit to Austria where she will discuss the common priorities of the current Bulgarian EU Presidency and the future Austrian one and some key topics on the..

published on 2/8/18 2:52 PM

Effects of new EU strategy for Western Balkans on Bulgarian Presidency of EU Council

The EU presented yesterday its strategy for “a credible enlargement perspective for and enhanced EU engagement with the Western Balkans,” which not only confirms but also places the European prospects of six Balkan countries with approximate..

published on 2/7/18 3:38 PM