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

PM Borissov unveils in Sofia conference on cohesion policy

Sofia is hosting today a high level conference, devoted to the EU Cohesion Policy. The event is part of the Bulgarian EU Presidency’s agenda within the Cohesion sector and was unveiled by PM Boyko Borissov, who determined the cohesion policy as the most..

published on 6/8/18 12:01 PM

Bulgaria passes on symbolically EU Presidency in interior sphere

Minister of the Interior Valentin Radev said for the BNR that his EU colleagues had established the basis of a compromise in regard to asylum granting regulation. The Italian stance still remains unknown – the country has had a new government as of this..

published on 6/6/18 10:18 AM

Attracting young people to agriculture in focus of meeting of Council of EU Agriculture Ministers

Attracting young people to the sphere of agriculture was the focus of debates at the informal meeting held in Sofia by the Council of Ministers of Agriculture and Fisheries of the EU. Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Rumen Porozhanov pointed out that..

published on 6/5/18 6:51 PM

EU cohesion budget down, subsidies for Bulgaria - up

The European Commission presented its version of the EU budget for 2021-2027. Once the UK leaves the EU, there will be less European funding and there will be cutbacks everywhere, the biggest cuts being in the structural funds and in..

published on 6/5/18 12:25 PM