Three countries oppose opening of EU membership negotiations with Macedonia and Albania

The accession of Albania and Macedonia to the European Union is among the topics discussed at the General Affairs Council in Luxemburg chaired by Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva. Currently, France, the Netherlands and Denmark..

published on 6/26/18 6:49 PM

European Wage Alliance conference begins in Sofia, update

The start of the   European Wage Alliance is due today with an international conference in Sofia organized by the European Confederation of Trade Unions. The forum’s attendants include officials from the European Commission and of the largest..

updated on 6/26/18 5:10 PM

Digital Assembly 2018 taking place in Sofia

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society gave the start to the Digital Assembly 2018, taking place in Sofia. T he two-day forum is the biggest event during Bulgaria’s Presidency of..

published on 6/25/18 3:25 PM

Political analyst Yusef Dakak: Despite initial doubts Bulgarian Presidency of Council of EU has achieved a lot

The Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU is coming to an end and time for an assessment of what has been achieved over the past six months is coming, too. In a series of articles during the week, we shall present the views of political..

published on 6/25/18 3:14 PM

Museum exhibitions know no space limits

The National Palace of Culture in Sofia hosted a round table themed Innovative Methods of Presentation of Cultural Heritage and Management of Museums in Bulgaria and the Western Balkans. The event is part of the programme of the Bulgarian..

published on 6/25/18 2:15 PM

European leaders support Bulgaria position on migration pressure

All leaders of the European Union have hailed Bulgaria for its active work during its Presidency of the Council of EU on the topic of migration , Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said in Brussels following a working meeting held there on..

published on 6/25/18 10:59 AM

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