Projects contributing to the economic and social cohesion between the regions in the EU must remain an EU investment policy priority, a European Parliament resolution indicates.
Besides priority EU funding, these regions need strategies that will provide the population prospects. Bulgarian MEP Georgi Pirinski stated that there are 47 regions in Europe which are lagging behind, regions with high unemployment, poverty, social exclusion and few investments. The said regions are in 8 EU countries, and are divided up into regions with a GDP close to the EU average, but with a low growth rate (in Italy, Spain, Greece and Portugal) and regions with a low GDP but with a good growth rate (in Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary and Poland). Almost 1 in 6 EU citizens live in regions that are lagging behind (83 million people), 32 million of whom in regions with low incomes and 51 million – in regions with a low growth rate.
The Bulgarian Ministry of Interior launched a national information database that will register cases of juvenile crime and children who become victims of crime. The database is due to a project between the Bulgarian Interior Ministry and the Norwegian..
A Bulgarian Parliamentary delegation led by the Chairperson of the National Assembly Foreign Affairs Committee Dzhema Grozdanova participated in Bucharest at the trilateral meeting of the National Assembly Foreign Affairs Committees of Bulgaria,..
Bulgaria’s Ministry of Culture will join the European Network for Literature and Books Traduki. The Ministry of Culture will sign an annex to the project’s framework agreement for the period January 1, 2019- December 31, 2020. Traduki goes beyond the..