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Bulgaria 3rd in EU by Completed EU Funds Fraud Investigations - OLAF

Bulgaria is third in the EU by investigations into the use of EU funds concluded in 2014, according to an annual report of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1756

Bulgaria Could Save EUR 700 M through Mediation in Civil, Commercial Disputes - EP

Bulgaria could save around EUR 700 M through mediation in civil and commercial matters, provided that 50% of the cases are settled through the method, according to a survey of the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1518

Bulgarians Often Become Victims of Labor Exploitation Abroad – EU-wide Study

Bulgarians often become victims of labor exploitation abroad, according to a report of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1843

Bulgaria 23rd in EU by EU Funds Absorption

Bulgaria remains 23rd among the 28 EU Member States by EU funds absorption, according statistics of the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 07:36 | Viewed: 1878

Bulgarians Have Lowest Levels of Life Satisfaction in EU – Eurostat

According to the new Eurostat flagship publication on the quality of life in Europe, which was released on Monday, Bulgarians had the lowest levels of life satisfaction in the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 1, 2015, Monday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2253

Bulgaria’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Boasts about Great Interest in Rural Development OP

Bulgaria’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Vasil Grudev has reported a great interest in the 2014-2020 edition of the EU operational program Rural Development.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 31, 2015, Sunday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1591

Bulgaria’s Ilian Vassilev Put on Russia’s Travel Ban List

Bulgaria’s former ambassador to Russia Ilian Vassilev is on Moscow’s list of 89 European Union politicians barred from entering Russia, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said on Saturday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 30, 2015, Saturday // 14:24 | Viewed: 3181

EU Commission Asks Bulgaria to Implement Bank Recovery, Resolution Directive

The European Commission asked on Thursday Bulgaria and ten other member states to fully implement the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1570

Visit of EU Regional Policy Commissioner to Bulgaria Postponed to June

The 2-day visit of EU Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Cretu to Bulgaria, scheduled to take place on May 28-29, has been postponed to June.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1491

EU Commission Approves Bulgaria's Rural Development Programme

The European Commission approved on Tuesday the Rural Development Programme of Bulgaria, which is worth nearly EUR 2.4 B.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1780

Eurostars Representatives to Present to Bulgarian SMEs Opportunities for Accessing Grants

Representatives of Bulgarian businesses are invited to examine opportunities for applying for EU funding directly under the Eurostars program during a series of presentations on May 26.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1927

Bulgaria, Croatia Unanimous on Need of Western Balkans' Integration into EU

Croatia’s Foreign Minister Minister Vesna Pusic and her Bulgarian counterpart Daniel Mitov have agreed that the EU integration of the Western Balkans and the preservation of the territorial integrity of the region are issues of absolute necessity.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 25, 2015, Monday // 16:13 | Viewed: 2765

Five Bulgarian Regions among EU’s Ten Poorest in 2013

Five out of Bulgaria’s six regions are included in the ten poorest EU regions, according to Eurostat data.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1976

Bulgaria Finmin Unveils Plan for Mega-Fund Managing EU Financial Instruments

Bulgaria plans to set up a state-owned firm in charge of managing EUR 777 M of EU funds over the new programming period, Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 18:14 | Viewed: 1453

Bulgaria’s Rural Development Program 2014-2020 Conclusively Approved

The European Commission has notified Bulgarian authorities about the conclusive approval of the Rural Development Program 2014-2020, according to Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1210

Dairy Sector Crisis Affects EU Market, Not Just Bulgaria - Agriculture Minister

Bulgaria’s Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva has suggested that the state is looking for mechanisms to support milk producers amid the ongoing crisis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1258

Ten EU Countries Oppose Proposal for Immigrant Quotas

Ten out of all 28 countries within the EU have stated that they will be opposing the proposal made by the European Commission regarding the imposition of quotas in the process of accepting illegal immigrants.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 20:46 | Viewed: 4805

Bulgaria's Stanishev to Face 71-Year-Old Candidate for 2nd PES Term

MEP Sergey Stanishev, who heads the Party of European Socialists (PES), is now officially running for a second term, a recent post on Facebook has suggested.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 18, 2015, Monday // 15:18 | Viewed: 4014

EU to Provide BGN 32 B for Bulgaria's Sustainable Development

Bulgaria will be receiving BGN 32 B through EU funds during the upcoming program period 2014-2020 for sustainable development.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 18, 2015, Monday // 10:20 | Viewed: 4192

Commission Vice-President Calls on Bulgaria to Introduce Transparency Register

European Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva advised Bulgaria to introduce a transparency register similar to that established by the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 16, 2015, Saturday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1609

Bulgaria Reports 76.2% EU Funds Absorption Rate for 2007-2013 Period in end-April

Bulgaria has absorbed 76.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 15, 2015, Friday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1620