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 astronomical summer in Bulgaria begins today at 13.07 pm local time. The summer starts with normal temperatures for the season-around and above 27 degrees Celsius. The weather on June 21 will be mainly sunny and warm. More rain is in the forecast..
Bulgarian Ombudsman, as well as the President enjoy the highest trust among Bulgarian citizens, data of the Afis polling agency shows. Positive confidence was measured at the levels of 60.3% and 58.4% respectively. Trust in the European Union remains..
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev has awarded Bulgarian Secondary School "Hristo Botev" in Bratislava with the "St. St. Cyril and Methodius" plaque. During his official visit to the Slovak Republic President Radev visited the school, which is one of the..