Podcast in English
Bulgarian National Radio © 2022 All Rights Reserved

Basel Institute on Governance to help Bulgaria fight corruption

Photo: baselgovernance.org

The Bulgarian government has signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Basel Institute on Governance because of an ineffective prosecutor's office. The Swiss organization is independent and specializes in the fight against corruption and related financial crimes.

The Bulgarian government will use the organization's expertise in selecting law enforcement officials and in introducing more effective investigation and tracking of assets. An analysis of the main obstacles that Bulgaria’s fight against corruption faces will be made.


Listen to the daily news from Bulgaria presented in "Bulgaria Today" podcast, available in Spotify.

More from category

Experts: Too many renewable energy sources would endanger Bulgaria's energy balance

Bulgaria may have electricity supply problems if too many renewable energy sources are installed without balancing the energy system, experts warned at a green energy conference.  There are currently bids for the installation of renewable energy..

published on 10/6/22 5:14 PM

Police seize 80 kg of marijuana in a truck carrying meat

80 kg of high quality marijuana were found in a meat transport refrigerated truck , the prosecutor's office in Pernik said.  The approximate value of the find is €400,000 .  The truck was transporting 22 tons of pork. The cannabis was hidden in..

published on 10/6/22 4:07 PM

A protest in Pazardzhik against the extradition of a Bulgarian to Germany

The Court of Appeal in Plovdiv ordered the extradition of 23-year-old Ivan Tilev from Pazardzhik, accused by the German Prosecutor's Office of financial fraud in the amount of 800 thousand euros.  Relatives and friends of the young man staged a protest..

published on 10/6/22 3:19 PM