Minister for Bulgaria’s Council of EU Presidency Lilyana Pavlova (L), Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov (R) and Chairman of Bulgaria’s Association of Industrial Capital Vassil Velev (C) during the conference.

Social policies and anti-discrimination measures are among priorities of EC cohesion policy after 2020

The International Conference of the European Center of Employers and Enterprises providing Pubic Services and Services of general interest was held in Sofia on June 1. The event was part of the programme of the Bulgarian Presidency of the..

published on 6/4/18 2:27 PM

Informal meeting of EU’s agricultural ministers in Bulgaria

European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan will be on a visit to Bulgaria today and tomorrow, in order to participate in an informal meeting of the EU’s agricultural ministers. On Tuesday Commissioner Hogan will unveil in..

published on 6/4/18 10:25 AM

Prime Minister Borisov has met with EU Permanent Representatives to Brussels

At a meeting in Sofia with members of the Committee of Permanent Representatives in the European Union (COREPER), Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said efforts towards integration of the Western Balkans into the EU should continue. Speaking about..

published on 5/31/18 1:59 PM

Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London organises "Celebrating Christo" event

Today and tomorrow the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London organizes "Celebrating Christo" - an event aimed at promoting Bulgarian culture in the UK within the framework of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Two..

published on 5/30/18 12:20 PM

Minister Zaharieva to head EU ministerial meeting with African, Caribbean and Pacific states

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ekaterina Zaharieva, and the EU delegation she heads, arrived in Lomé, Togo, for participation in the EU Joint Ministerial Council and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States...

published on 5/29/18 7:41 PM

Lili Vladimirova’s icons shine like 24 carat gold

Lili Vladimirova tells the stories of saints – from the time when they had not yet turned into immortal righteous people. That is why her icons are saturated with emotions only men can feel. Twenty five icons painted under the..

published on 5/29/18 1:58 PM

Roma inclusion conference underway in Sofia

Under the aegis of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU the National Palace of Culture today is the venue of the conference “Roma inclusion – where we stand and where we are heading to?” Organized by the National Council for..

published on 5/29/18 9:25 AM

Discover Bulgaria cultural event to be held in the heart of Rome

Discover Bulgaria, which is among the key cultural events during the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will be held near the Colosseum in Rome on May 28. Today, the lights of the Capitol Square will go off at 8.30 pm. A 3D..

published on 5/28/18 4:13 PM

2,000 people visit National Palace of Culture during Bulgarian Presidency Open Doors Day

Nearly 2,000 people visited the National Palace of Culture in Sofia (which hosts most of the events of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union) during the Bulgarian Presidency Open Doors Day. They visited the halls where over..

published on 5/21/18 5:50 PM

Cautious optimism as the EU opens up to the Western Balkans once more

15 years after the EU-Western Balkans meeting in Thessaloniki, the next meeting in the same format took place in Sofia yesterday. Ever since last year, some have pinned great expectations on this forum, though others have been skeptical over..

published on 5/18/18 2:33 PM