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EU's 2016 Report on Bulgaria: Key Findings

The European Commission published on Wednesday, January 27, reports on Bulgaria and Romania under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) to summarize the two countries' progress in 2014 in areas such as judicial reform, fighting corruption and (

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 17:24 | Viewed: 7412

CVM Report Calls on Bulgaria to Continue Reform of Supreme Judicial Council

In its latest report assessing the progress made under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM), which was officially released on Wednesday, the European Commission called on Bulgaria to continue reform of the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1716

EU Urges Bulgaria to Show 'Real Results' in Fighting High-Level Corruption, Organised Crime

The European Commission issued on Wednesday its latest report on steps taken by Bulgaria on judicial reform and the fight against corruption and organised crime.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 5697

Bulgaria Allocates Additional BGN 34 M to Bilding Fence along Border with Turkey  

Bulgaria’s government has approved an additional funding of up to BGN 34.1 M (EUR 17 M) for the continued construction of sections of a wire fence along the country’s border with Turkey designed to curb uncontrolled migrant inflow.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 5457

European Commission to Present Bulgaria CVM Report

The European Commission is expected to officially present and adopt on Wednesday the annual reports assessing the progress made by Bulgaria and Romania under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 5003

Bulgaria's CVM Report to be Most Critical of Supreme Judicial Council, Prosecution

According to a draft of the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) report, the document will be most criticial towards the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) and the prosecutor's office.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1776

Forum on Combating Human Trafficking Takes Place in Sofia on Tuesday

A forum on combating human trafficking is taking place in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1493

Draft CVM Report Suggests Mostly Positive Assessment of Bulgarian Reforms

According to the draft Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) report, the European Commission will be mostly positive in its assessment of Bulgarian reforms in justice and internal affairs.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 25, 2016, Monday // 23:44 | Viewed: 1556

Bulgaria Absorbed 85 % of EU Funds Available During 2007-2013 Period

Bulgaria absorbed 85 % of the EU funds available under the 2007-2013 programme period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 25, 2016, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 4742

Bulgarian Red Cross: 3-4 Million Refugees Expected to Reach Europe in Spring

The refugee crisis has not ended and a wave of 3-4 million people is expected to reach Europe in the spring.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 23, 2016, Saturday // 17:04 | Viewed: 14842

Deputy PM: Romania to Receive More Positive EU CVM Report than Bulgaria

Romania will be assessed more positively than Bulgaria in a EU Commission report on justice and internal affairs, Bulgarian Deputy PM Ekaterina Zaharieva has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 16, 2016, Saturday // 15:44 | Viewed: 6637

Macedonians Holding Bulgarian Passports Face Fines for Voting in 2014 EU Elections

Many Macedonians in possession of Bulgarian passports are facing fines for having voted in the 2014 European Parliament elections.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 15, 2016, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2442

Bulgarian PM: Closing of Borders Is Necessary for Halting Refugee Influx

During a parliamentary question and answer session on Wednesday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated that the closing of borders is necessary in order to halt the refugee influx.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 13, 2016, Wednesday // 13:10 | Viewed: 2813

EU Commission to Unveil Next CVM Report on Bulgaria on January 27

The European Commission's report on reform in justice and internal affairs undertaken by Bulgaria is to be unveiled on the last Wednesday of January, a Commission spokesperson has announced.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2016, Friday // 19:36 | Viewed: 3476

Bulgarian Red Cross Begins Distribution of EU Food Packages to Most Deprived

The Bulgarian Red Cross started on Wednesday the annual distribution of food products to the most deprived citizens.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2016, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1893

In Hypothetical Referendum 82 % of Bulgarians Would Vote for Staying in EU

In a hypothetical referendum on EU membership, every third EU citizen would vote in favour of one's country to leave the Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 13:47 | Viewed: 2139

MEP: Successful Guarding of Borders to Accelerate Bulgaria's Schengen Accession

The accession of Bulgaria to the Schengen Area will be accelerated if the country continues to fulfill successfully its obligations of guarding its borders.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 12:18 | Viewed: 4648

Forum Promoting Investment Opportunities of Juncker Plan to be Held in Sofia

A forum revealing the investment opportunities of the Juncker Plan will take place in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 4, 2016, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1776

Regional Policy Commissioner Praises Bulgaria's Management of EU Funds

European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu, who is on a one-day visit to Bulgaria on Friday, congratulated the efforts of the government in the management of EU funds.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 11, 2015, Friday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1909

Bulgarian PM, Bavarian Minister-President to Discuss Refugee Crisis

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the Minister-President of Bavaria Horst Seehofer are expected to discuss the refugee crisis during the latter's visit to Bulgaria on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 11, 2015, Friday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1989

EU Regional Policy Commissioner Arrives on One-Day Visit to Bulgaria

The European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu is on a one-day visit to Bulgaria on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 11, 2015, Friday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1822