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Joint Statement by Commissioners Avramopoulos and King, the Ministers of Interior of the Western Balkans

Joint Press statement by Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for the Security Union Julian King, the Ministers of Interior of the Western Balkans and of the current and future presidencies of the Co

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 20, 2018, Wednesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 885

V. Dombrovskis: Low Incomes are not an Obstacle to Bulgaria's Joining the Eurozone's "Waiting Room"

Low incomes do not prevent Bulgaria from joining the Eurozone's "waiting room" and later the eurozone itself.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 20, 2018, Wednesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1120

Bulgaria Takes Forward the Debate on the Future of the Common Agricultural Policy

This Monday the EU agriculture ministers formally exchanged views for the first time on the Commission’s proposal for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020 in a meeting chaired by Bulgarian Minister for Agriculture Rumen Porodzanov.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 19, 2018, Tuesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 5789

South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation: Council Adopts New Rules

On 18 June 2018 the Council adopted a regulation setting out revised rules on management, conservation and control measures applicable in the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation Convention Area (SPRFMO).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 19, 2018, Tuesday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1262

EU Priorities in the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation: Council Conclusions

On 13 June 2018 the Council adopted conclusions on the EU and its member states' medium-term priorities for the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 19, 2018, Tuesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1483

North Sea Fisheries: Council Adopts Multiannual Management Plan

On 18 June 2018 the Council adopted a new multiannual management plan (MAP) for the North Sea concerning demersal fish stocks - species that live and feed near the bottom of seas.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 19, 2018, Tuesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1301

Aarhus Convention: Council Decision to Strengthen Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

The Council today asked the Commission to submit a study on the Aarhus Convention.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 19, 2018, Tuesday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1272

Illegal Annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol: EU Extends Sanctions by One Year

On 18 June 2018, the Council extended the restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia until 23 June 2019.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 19, 2018, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1313

Euractiv: Bulgaria to Launch Joint Application to Euro Waiting Room and Banking Union

Bulgaria will seek to join both the eurozone’s waiting room and the bloc’s banking union within a year, Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov said on Tuesday (12 June).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 15, 2018, Friday // 14:26 | Viewed: 4545

Minister Kralev: We should use New Technologies to Show the Beauty of Sport and to Motivate for Physical Activity

The conference on Grassroots sport as a tool for integration and bridge between tradition and innovation, which took place on 12-13 June 2018, provided a platform to exchange ideas how new technologies may contribute to the use of traditional sports and g

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 14, 2018, Thursday // 16:02 | Viewed: 2733

Improving Security through Information Sharing: Council Agrees Negotiating Mandate on Interoperability

On 14 June 2018, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) endorsed, on behalf of the Council, a mandate for negotiations on two regulations establishing a framework for interoperability between EU information systems in the area of justice and ho

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 14, 2018, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1750

Deputy Minister of Defence Atanas Zapryanov Opened an International Scientific Conference on Cybersecurity and Cyber Defence

Deputy Minister of Defence Atanas Zapryanov opened an international scientific conference on cybersecurity and cyber defence entitled Building a Rapid Response.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 14, 2018, Thursday // 15:59 | Viewed: 15428

Screening of Investments: Council Agrees its Negotiating Stance

On 13 June 2018, EU ambassadors agreed on the Council's stance on the proposed regulation on screening of investments.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 14, 2018, Thursday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1671

Audiovisual Media Services: Agreement on a Directive to Protect Minors, Boost Competitiveness and Promote European Content

On 13 June EU ambassadors confirmed an agreement reached on 6 June 2018 between the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council and the European Parliament representatives on modernising the existing rules on the provision of audiovisual media services in Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 14, 2018, Thursday // 15:56 | Viewed: 2247

Half of Bulgarians Approve of the Potential Introduction of the Euro

The Bulgarian society remains conflicted about the introduction of the euro.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 13, 2018, Wednesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 8698

The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission Hold Second Round of Negotiations on a Mandatory Transparency Register

On 12 June 2018, negotiators from the three institutions continued their discussions on strengthening the EU Transparency Register.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 13, 2018, Wednesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 2363

EU Customs Administrations Discuss the Exchange of Customs Related Information with Third Counties

Representatives of the customs administrations of EU Member States, of countries participating in the Customs 2020 Programme and of the European Commission met in Albena, Bulgaria, from 7 to 8 June 2018, to discuss the exchange of customs-related informat

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 13, 2018, Wednesday // 10:34 | Viewed: 4408

Schengen Information System: Agreement between the Council Presidency and the European Parliament

On 12 June 2018, the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council and the European Parliament reached an informal agreement on three regulations on the use of the Schengen Information System:

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 12, 2018, Tuesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 3278

Bulgarian Presidency Enables Member States to Agree on an Updated Role for the EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators

With Bulgarian Minister for Energy Temenuzhka Petkova chairing the meeting, EU Member States today agreed on an updated role for ACER, the EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, so as to enable a better collaboration between national electric

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 12, 2018, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 3717

Reuters: Penka the Bulgarian Cow Escapes Death Sentence after International Outcry

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria agreed on Monday to spare the life of Penka the cow after plans to kill her for crossing European Union borders without paperwork triggered an international outcry.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 12, 2018, Tuesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 2361

European Parliament of Enterprises will be held on 11 June 2018 in Sofia

In relation to the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU, the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organizing together with EUROCHAMBRES the European Parliament of Enterprises /EPE/.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 11, 2018, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 3374
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