Bulgaria's Deputy Finance Minister Marinela Petrova has been elected chair of the Council of Europe Development Bank. Her term in office is three years and will begin on December 18. The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) is the oldest..
The Venice Commission of the Council of Europe has presented an assessment of the proposed amendments to the Bulgarian Constitution . The assessment was conducted following a demand by the Bulgarian side and was completed via an urgent procedure. The..
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović published her submission to the Committee of Ministers on the forced evictions, stigmatisation and marginalisation of Roma in Bulgaria in the context of the supervision of the..
The Council of Ministers with the Council of Europe has adopted a resolution calling on the Bulgarian authorities to introduce video recordings of the interrogations of detained citizens , BTA reports. A call has been made to ensure that detainees..
Bulgaria is among the 10 countries, out of all 47 members of the Council of Europe, to have implemented all anti-corruption recommendations, according to the latest report of the organization. The report takes into account the procedure..
National Crisis Staff urges the public not to go to church at Easter Three people died as a result of COVID-19 in Bulgaria on Saturday. All three were patients at hospitals in Sofia and had underlying chronic diseases. This brings the..
Bulgaria has officially informed the Council of Europe about the state of emergency, introduced on 13 March, 2020, the law on measures and actions during the state of emergency, adopted on 23 March, 2020, and the amendments to the health act which..
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatovic, has presented a report on Bulgaria. The document calls for a change in the way minority groups are treated and portrayed in Bulgaria , where "hate speech, discrimination and hostility..
The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, the Istanbul convention as it is known, is not in compliance with the Bulgarian constitution, the Constitutional Court ruled. The ruling..
Bulgaria is going to donate 10,000 euro to the Council of Europe Information Center in Belarus, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said while on a visit to the center in his capacity of Rotating Council of Europe Chair. He has added that..