Politics » Bulgaria in EU

EU Commission Adopts Bulgaria's Fisheries, Aquaculture Programme Worth EUR 113 M

At the end of the last week, the European Commission adopted a key investment package on maritime affairs, fisheries and aquaculture in Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 17, 2015, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 3222

Oxfam-funded Report Accuses Bulgaria of Police Abuse of Migrants

The Belgrade Centre for Human Rights has accused Bulgarian police of brutality towards migrants in a new report funded by British charity Oxfam.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 13, 2015, Friday // 09:10 | Viewed: 2972

Bulgaria Contributes EUR 50,000 to EU's Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

Bulgaria will contribute EUR 50,000 to the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, which seeks to tackle the root causes of migration.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 12, 2015, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 3375

Workers from Bulgaria, Romania in UK Reach Fresh High of 219,000

The number of EU workers in the UK hit a record high of 2.1 million people at the end of September, including 219,000 Romanians and Bulgarians, The Telegraph reported on Wednesday, citing official data.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 11, 2015, Wednesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 3033

Bulgaria Likely to Lose 15 % of EU Funds From 2007-2013 Programme Period

Bulgaria is set to lose nearly 15 % of EU funds which were available for absorption under some operational programmes during the 2007-2013 programme period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 11, 2015, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2890

Bulgaria Registers Negative Balance of Trade with EU in January-August

Between January and August 2015, Bulgaria had a negative balance of trade with the EU, which exceeded BGN 2.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 9, 2015, Monday // 14:46 | Viewed: 2643

Bulgaria’s Kardzhali to Run in 2016 European Green Leaf Race

Kardzhali is among the 10 European cities which have announced their candidacy for the 2016 European Green Leaf Award, the European Commission announced on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 6, 2015, Friday // 16:21 | Viewed: 2272

EU Commission Forecasts Bulgarian Economy to Grow by 1.5 % in 2016, 2 % in 2017

In its latest Autumn Economic Forecast, which was released on Thursday, the European Commission (EC) foresees the Bulgarian economy to grow by 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 5, 2015, Thursday // 16:27 | Viewed: 4149

EU Commission Urges Bulgaria to Transpose in Full Energy Efficiency Rules

The European Commission said on Thursday it has requested 11 member states, including Bulgaria, to bring their national legislation fully in line with the EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 22, 2015, Thursday // 21:06 | Viewed: 2776

Bulgarian PM Backs Reelection of Joseph Daul as EPP President

Bulgarian Prime Minister and GERB leader Boyko Borisov expressed support on Wednesday for the reelection of Joseph Daul as president of the European People's Party (EPP).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 22, 2015, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2424

Bulgaria, OLAF to Deepen Cooperation in Countering Corruption, Fraud

Bulgaria and the European Anti Fraud Office (OLAF) will deepen their cooperation in countering corruption and fraud.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 19, 2015, Monday // 14:07 | Viewed: 3095

Border Shooting Is No Solution, MEP Warns over Bulgaria Migrant Death

EU member states should be reminded that shooting at people crossing their respective borders cannot solve the migrant crisis, ALDE MEP Gérard Deprez has warned.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 17, 2015, Saturday // 12:56 | Viewed: 2670

Migrant’s Death Highlights Need to Give Bulgaria Access to Schengen Database, Kuneva Says

The shooting death of a migrant near Bulgaria’s border with Turkey is showing once again the need of a common policy on the security of European Union borders, Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 16, 2015, Friday // 15:47 | Viewed: 3371

Bulgaria Obligated to Guard EU External Border - Martin Schulz

EU Parliament President Martin Schulz warned Bulgarian authorities must protect the EU's external borders regardless of the fact that the country is not part of the Schengen borderless area.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 16, 2015, Friday // 08:54 | Viewed: 2557

Bulgarian Becomes Deputy Managing Director of EU Strategic Investment Fund

Bulgaria's former caretaker Deputy Prime Minister, Iliyana Tsanova, was elected as the Deputy Managing Director of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 15, 2015, Thursday // 11:05 | Viewed: 3021

Bulgaria Has Fifth Highest EU Funds Absorption Rate – EU Commission Vice-President

European Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva announced on Wednesday that Bulgaria ranks fifth in the absorption of EU funds.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 15, 2015, Thursday // 09:06 | Viewed: 2726

Regional Minister: Bulgaria to be Allocated EUR 1.2 B on Cross-border Cooperation

Regional Minister Lilyana Pavlova said on Tuesday that the EU will allocate more than EUR 1.2 on cross-border cooperation to Bulgaria in the next programme period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 14, 2015, Wednesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 3490

Bulgaria to Invest EUR 102 M in Boosting Competitiveness of SMEs

The European Commission adopted on Monday an Operational Programme worth EUR 102 M to boost the competitiveness of Bulgarian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through increased access to finance.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 13, 2015, Tuesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 2230

Bulgaria's FM: Prejudice against TTIP Should Be Overcome

There are "many lies and mythology" about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov warned on Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 12, 2015, Monday // 16:13 | Viewed: 2511

Bulgaria Ranks Eighth in Absorption of EU Funds – EU Commission Vice-President

Bulgaria has the eighth highest EU funds absorption rate and for the first time the country ranks among the top ten in this respect.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 12, 2015, Monday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2229

MEP Ska Keller: Bulgaria Has Important Role in EU's Plans on Refugees

Being an external border of the EU, Bulgaria has an important role in the plans of the Union on addressing the refugee crisis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 12, 2015, Monday // 08:52 | Viewed: 2195