Bulgaria hands over Presidency of Council of EU to Austria

Today is the last day of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The start of the next term, headed by the Republic of Austria, will be given in Schladming, a well-known winter resort in the area of Steiermark, where Austria will..

published on 6/30/18 8:00 AM

Boyko Borissov: we did a good Presidency job, created a good basis for Austria

We did a good Presidency job and created a good basis for Austria that it will upgrade, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said at a joint press conference with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President..

published on 6/29/18 6:29 PM

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov hails European Council decisions

Talking to the press in Brussels, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov hailed the decisions of the European Council on migration, as well as for opening of accession talks with Albania and Macedonia in 2019. He also said that everybody had voted..

published on 6/29/18 2:16 PM

Ognian Zlatev: We have yet to grasp the import of the successes of the Bulgarian Presidency

The Presidency of the Council of the EU is as much a privilege as it is a serious responsibility for any member country. Each one has six months in which to address the issues on the EU’s agenda, but also to uphold its own priorities for the..

published on 6/29/18 11:39 AM

Minister Zaharieva: EU should not lose focus on Western Balkans

In Sofia, during a meeting of the Group of European Conservatives and Reformists, Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva made a brief analysis of the situation in the region and of the achievements of..

published on 6/28/18 6:59 PM
European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel

Europe’s digital future: at the heart of Bulgarian EU Presidency closing events

From 25 to 28 June, EU Digital and Innovation Week, the digital and tech flagship event of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU under the theme "re:Inventing Europe's Future", presents three high-profile events in the city of Sofia...

published on 6/28/18 1:15 PM

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov presents Bulgarian EU Presidency results in Brussels

At a regular meeting of the European Council due in Brussels today, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will present the main results from Bulgaria’s rotating Presidency of the Council of EU. A special emphasis will be laid on returning..

published on 6/28/18 9:25 AM

During EU Presidency Bulgaria was abreast of current issues: Lilyana Pavlova, update

The programs and priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency as part of the priorities of the trio (Estonia, Bulgaria and Austria) were flexible enough and allowed Bulgaria to keep abreast of current issues all the time. In this way the Minister of..

updated on 6/27/18 6:48 PM

Bulgarian Presidency of Council of EU through the eyes of a journalist, lecturer, and a student

The future of Europe and young people, the Western Balkans, Security and Stability, Digital Economy – these were the priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU this country clearly pointed out ahead of the start of the..

published on 6/27/18 3:43 PM

Progammers from 10 Balkan countries take part in Balkan Hackathon in Sofia

A Balkan Hackathon is taking place in Sofia, under the patronage of the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel. The main challenge at the 24-hour Hackathon is the digital divide: making sure no European citizens..

published on 6/27/18 9:41 AM