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Leonard Orban, Romania's designated EU commissioner for multilingualism, said he would push for more language training at schools.
He explained to MEPs in the External Relations Committee his vision on Europeans being more competitive on the global job m
The Czech government is expected to decide on Wednesday whether to leave its labour market open for newcomers Bulgaria and Romania joining next January or impose limits.
The European Parliament is scheduled to test the expertise and preparedness of Bulgaria's Meglena Kuneva for the chair of EU commissioner.
Leonard Orban, the Commissioner designated by Romania, goes before the Culture Committee from 13.
The European Commission will send to Moscow a team of experts who will have the task to soothe Russia's fears that Bulgaria and Romania will import in it contaminated pork meat and products once the two states have joined the EU.
Bulgaria will introduce the Euro not before year 2010, side country's National Bank manager Ivan Iskrov at a seminar in the Sofia's neighbour town Bankya.
Bulgaria has good political stability, which is of high importance for investors.
Netherlands has also decided to keep its labour market closed for Bulgarian and Romanian migrants.
The Dutch Social Policies Ministry announced the country's decision Friday.
EU Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn has welcomed the vote in the German Bundesrat on the accession treaty of Bulgaria and Romania, which completes the ratification process in all member states.
Representatives of the Bundesrat, representing the 16 federal states of Germany, have put on the shelf their differences and fears concerning the readiness of two newcomer states and voted the Accession Treaty of Bulgaria and Romania.
Yet, the discussion
Germany's upper house of parliament, the Bundesrat, ratified unanimously the EU treaty of Bulgaria and Romania.
The Netherlands Embassy in Sofia organized Thursday a Celebrating Dance performance to mark Bulgaria's accession to the EU a few weeks earlier.
The event was a co-production of the Bulgarian National Opera and Ballet and the Dutch Ensemble for Youth Intr
Russian President Vladimir Putin slammed the European Union for accepting Bulgaria and Romania as new member states without consulting Moscow, DPA reported.
Germany's upper house of parliament, the Bundesrat, will start Friday the ratification of the EU treaty of Bulgaria and Romania.
Poland has refused to lift its veto on opening EU partnership talks with Russia, on the eve of a summit with President Vladimir Putin, the EU presidency announced Thursday.
The EU-Russia summit on Friday will not launch negotiations for a new framework a
There are about 10,000 systematic drug-takers in Bulgaria, a report of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction shows.
A report of the British parliament argues that the country's economy has benefited from the UK open-door policy towards EU10 migrant workers in 2004.
It has called to EU politicians to engage the public on benefits of the EU enlargement.
MEPs from the External Relations Committee have voted with impressive majority an amendment to the report on Bulgaria, urging for a more flexible approach to two units closure at Kozloduy.
The European lawmakers have suggested that the proposal for an ei
The European Parliament's External Relations Commission will vote Thursday on the last EC monitoring report on Bulgaria.
Prepared by rapporteur Geoffrey Van Orden, the report was discussed Wednesday, and MEPs suggested that the proposal for an eight-mont
The EU Commission tries to ensure that the Russian Federation won't impose a ban to imports of meat products from Romania and Bulgaria in 2007 once these countries are EU members, EUobserver reported.
Geoffrey Van Orden, rapporteur for Bulgaria in the European Parliament, has requested that the proposal for a eight-month delay in the decommissioning of Kozloduy nuke units 3 and 4 be voted separately
The proposal was tabled by two MEPs.
Bulgaria can offer a lot to the European Union, which "needs fresh air", according to the speaker of Danish Parliament.
Christian Mejdahl addressed the Bulgarian lawmakers on Wednesday after meeting with the parliamentary commission on European integrati
With a majority of 97-2 votes, 16 abstained, the Danish Parliament ratified the EU Accession Treaty of Bulgaria and Romania.
The news was announced by Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Georgi Pirinski, while lawmakers were discussing the key fourth amendment
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