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Bulgaria to Press for Cut in Proposed Migrant Quota

Bulgaria on Monday called for a cut in the proposed migrant relocation and resettlement quotas allocated to the country by the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 8, 2015, Monday // 18:55 | Viewed: 4868

Bulgarian Producers of Oil-Bearing Rose to Get Support under Rural Development Program 2014-2020

Producers of the traditional Bulgarian oil-bearing species of rose will receive additional support via compensatory payments under the Rural Development Program 2014-2020 for the first time, according to Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1845

Bulgaria Needs to Absorb BGN 1.4 B under 2007-2013 Rural Development Program

Rumen Porozhanov, CEO of Bulgaria’s State Fund Agriculture, has described the completion of the 2007-2013 Rural Development Program as a real challenge.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1844

Moody's Affirms Bulgaria's Baa2 Rating

International rating agency Moody's has confirmed Bulgaria's rating in terms of government securities - Baa2, noting a stable prospective developments.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 6, 2015, Saturday // 16:34 | Viewed: 2770

Bulgaria Could Lose EU Funding for 32 Projects under Regional Development OP

32 projects under operational program Regional Development 2007-2014 worth a total of BGN 66 M could lose the EU funding allocated to them, according to Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 5, 2015, Friday // 21:36 | Viewed: 2653

PM Points to Commission Vice-President Bulgaria's Political Will to Fight Corruption

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov pointed to EU Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans the political will of the government to fight corruption in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 4, 2015, Thursday // 21:02 | Viewed: 2288

Bulgaria Launches Activities under Operational Program Environment 2014-2020

Activities related to the implementation of operational program Environment 2014-2020 have started before the official approval by the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 4, 2015, Thursday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1817

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: 1683

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: 1507

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: 1730

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: 1707

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: 2017

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: 1581

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: 3083

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: 1544

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: 1473

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: 1713

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: 1903

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: 2547

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: 1922

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: 1410