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Kristalina Georgieva Expected to Be Named to New EC Wednesday

Bulgaria’s caretaker government is expected to nominate Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday to serve in the next European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 10:46 | Viewed: 816

Bulgaria-EC Partnership Agreement to be Signed on Thursday

Bulgaria's Partnership Agreement with the European Commission is to be signed by the end of the week, most probably on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1045

Kristalina Georgieva Officially Is Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Nominee

Kristalina Georgieva officially was nominated by Bulgaria's president Rosen Plevneliev for a second term as Bulgaria's EU commissioner, report the Bulgarian-language media.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1244

62% of Bulgarians Approve of EU Membership – Survey

Bulgarians are rather favorably inclined towards the country's EU membership and Schengen accession, according to a survey of the Open Society Institute – Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 4, 2014, Monday // 17:38 | Viewed: 861

Italy Nominates Federica Mogherini for EU Foreign Policy Chief

Italy has officially nominated Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as the country’s candidate to become the EU’s new high representative for foreign affairs.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 1, 2014, Friday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1650

Bulgarians 'Most Detached from EU' - Eurobarometer

Bulgaria is one of just three EU member states where over 50 percent of people do not feel like European citizens, a Eurobarometer survey has shown.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1925

Bulgaria's New MEPs to Stress Refugee Issues, Eurozone Accession

Bulgaria's new MEPs have cited eurozone and Schengen accession, the refugee influx, and the abolition of the progress reports of the European Commission as key priorities.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 28, 2014, Monday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1340

Bulgarian DPS Party Supports Georgieva's EU Foreign Policy Chief Bid

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish DPS party will most likely support the candidacy of the outgoing EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva for EU's foreign policy chief post.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 09:50 | Viewed: 837

EIB to Assist Bulgarian Railway Infrastructure Co in Tariff Formation

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide technical aid to Bulgaria's National Company Railway Infrastructure (NRIC).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 632

EC Approves Bulgaria's Public Procurement Strategy 2014-2020

The European Commission has approved Bulgaria's newly adopted National Strategy for the Development of the Public Procurement Sector in 2014-2020.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1083

EU Regional Policy Commissioner: Bulgaria to Sign PA with EC Very Soon

EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn, has announced that the Partnership Agreement between Bulgaria and the European Commission is to be signed very soon.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 829

Georgieva Is Bulgaria's EU Foreign Policy Chief Candidate - PM

Outgoing EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is the Bulgarian contender to take over the EU's foreign policy, Prime Minister Oresharski announced in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 08:43 | Viewed: 1759

Bulgaria's FM Vigenin 'to Be EU Commissioner Candidate'

Outgoing Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin will be the government's nomination to become the next EU Commissioner from the country, ruling party sources say.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 2259

Juncker Adamant To Get Kristalina Georgieva on His Team

Jean-Claude Juncker insists that Kristalina Georgieva should be nominated by the Bulgarian government for the post of Commission Vice President and EU foreign Affairs Chief.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 14, 2014, Monday // 15:58 | Viewed: 2855

FT: Bulgaria's Georgieva Plausible as EU Foreign Policy Chief

Kristalina Georgieva, Bulgaria's EU Commissioner in charge of humanitarian aid, could take over as head of the bloc's foreign policy, the Financial Times wrote Sunday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 14, 2014, Monday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1829

Sergey Stanishev to Seek Re-election as PES Leader

The outgoing Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergrey Stanishev who was elected MEP said he would not seek appointment as the Bulgarian European commissioner, reports Dnevnik.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 12, 2014, Saturday // 12:43 | Viewed: 2297

EC Requires Financial Corrections from Bulgaria Under OP Environment

The European Commission cannot set a time frame for the recovery of payments under the OP Environment and requires further financial corrections from Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 11, 2014, Friday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1447

EU Commission: 5 Infringement Procedures Against Bulgaria Under Way

The European Commission announced Thursday infringement proceedings against Bulgaria in the sectors of environment, transport, healthcare, consumer rights and fishing.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 10, 2014, Thursday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1986

EC Urges Bulgaria to Improve Its Common Airspace Management

The European Commission has formally requested 18 member states among which Bulgaria to improve their Functional Airspace Blocks, Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 10, 2014, Thursday // 14:14 | Viewed: 1321

GERB Backs Kristalina Georgieva as Bulgaria's EU Commissioner

Opposition GERB supports Kristalina Georgieva, outgoing EU Commissioner on humanitarian affairs, for a new term at the union's executive body, party leader Boyko Borisov says.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 9, 2014, Wednesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1440

Iskra Mihailova Becomes First BG MEP to Head an EP Committee

Former Bulgarian Minister of Environment Iskra Mihailova became the first Bulgarian MEP to head a committee in the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 8, 2014, Tuesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1316