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Bulgaria is to seal in few days the contract on the fishery and aquaculture program with the EU after the bloc approved Thursday its financing for the period 2007-2013.
The decision has already been signed by Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Commissioner J
The European Commission told Bulgaria to tighten up its administration and improve the quality of its labour force in order to achieve the goals set out in the Lisbon Strategy for economic and social sustainability.
Bulgaria should "urgently strengthen a
The ruling coalition in the Netherlands announced they want to postpone the opening of the Dutch borders to Bulgarian and Romanian workers.
Christian Democrats CDA and Labour PvdA party said they do not consider lifting the work permit requirements for w
Bulgaria's Social Policy Minister Emiliya Maslarova officially closed the series of events held as part of the European Year of Equal Opportunities in the country at a final conference in Sofia.
There have been presented the results of all the activities
European commissioners Meglena Kuneva and Jacques Barrot have reiterated their readiness to push airlines for improved services for consumers after an air passenger complaints report was published this week.
Luggage problems, cancellations and delays rem
European Commission Vice President and Transport Commissioner Jacques Barrot, who is on a visit to Bulgaria, said the safeguard clause against the Balkan country aviation is likely to be scrapped in the first half of next year.
The border and passport-free Schengen zone of the European Union is to see its largest expansion in two weeks time, as EU interior ministers approved the move on Thursday.
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, and the Cz
EU consumer affairs commissioner Meglena Kuneva launched the "Safe Christmas" campaign in her native Bulgaria, aiming to raise consumer awareness of dangerous products, particularly children' toys, in the busy pre-Christmas period.
The campaign will focu
The European Union's transport commissioner Jacques Barrot is to arrive in Bulgaria on Thursday to pay a two-day visit to the country.
During the visit, Barrot will meet with Bulgarian prime minister Sergey Stanishev, transport minister Petar Mutafchiev
Bulgaria's Environment and Waters Ministry has officially opened Wednesday the environment operational program for the period 2007-2013 after its financing was sealed with the EC on November 27.
The program, which is one of the seven to be financed by th
Bulgarians ranked at the bottom of a survey, exploring attitudes to science news in European Union member states.
The European Commission said on Tuesday it has picked Zinaida Zlatanova and Niculae Idu as the new heads of representation in Bulgaria and Romania, respectively.
The appointments will be finalised after the acceptance of the offer by the candidates and t
Bulgaria's EU commissioner Meglena Kuneva, in charge of consumer affairs, will launch her first web-chat on Wednesday, the EC press service said on Tuesday.
The two-hour event will start at 6 pm Bulgarian time and will have a festive theme - "Have a safe
Bulgaria's finance minister Plamen Oresharski will take part in the ECOFIN meeting of EU finance ministers on Tuesday, the ministry's press service said.
The council will review measures taken by Poland, in response to its latest recommendation under the
The European Union's transport commissioner Jacques Barrot will visit Bulgaria on December 6 and 7, the European Commission's representation in Bulgaria said on Monday.
During the two-day visit, Barrot will meet with Bulgarian prime minister Sergey Stani
EU transport ministers have agreed on Friday to continue developing the Galileo satellite navigation project, which it envisions as an alternative to the US-developed GPS system.
The system will comprise 30 satellites in mid-Earth orbit at an altitude of
Bulgaria is set to receive a new warning from Brussels after failing to transpose the European Union regulations on seafarers mobility and crew skills into its national legislation.
The European Commission announced on Thursday it will send letters of fo
The European Commission said on Wednesday it opened infringement proceeding against Bulgaria over its telecommunications regulator lacking independence and effectiveness.
The news comes on the heels of the bloc's executive recent announcements that it pl
Bulgaria signed on Tuesday two operational programmes with the EU, under which the country will receive EUR 3,1 B in funding for the 2007-2013 period.
The European Commission approved the transport and environment operational programmes for Bulgaria earl
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) launches Tuesday new inspections of Bulgaria's civil aviation.
The experts will check the capacity of aviation authorities and inspect the way certificates are issued to local airlines.
More than 18 million Romanians are eligible to head to the polls on Sunday to elect 35 representatives to the European Parliament.
This will be the first European vote for Romania since it joined the European Union together with Bulgaria on January 1.
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