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Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva Wins Recognition as One of 100 Most Influential Women

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva was ranked in 18th place in this year’s Forbes’ ranking of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 8, 2021, Monday // 17:21 | Viewed: 3013

Bulgaria Takes EU Lead as Best Country for Working Women

When it comes to gender equality in the workplace, Scandinavian countries have traditionally led the charge on progressive policies.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 8, 2021, Monday // 16:52 | Viewed: 4507

Bulgaria’s Ivailo Kalfin Becomes Director of Eurofound

Ivailo Kalfin has been elected Executive Director of the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound), the Bulgarian Labour and Social Policy Ministry said in a press release on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 8, 2021, Monday // 16:07 | Viewed: 3449

EU Prosecutor Brushed off Seven out of Ten Bulgarian Delegated Candidates

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) is about to reject seven out of 10 of Bulgaria’s candidates for the European Delegated Prosecutor, a source from the EPPO told EURACTIV Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 4, 2021, Thursday // 17:38 | Viewed: 3124

DW: Boyko Borissov Claims He Copes with Pandemic Best of All - Is it True?

Every time he appears on Facebook, in villages and factories, Boyko Borissov invariably claims that he tackles the pandemic crisis in the best way possible.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 25, 2021, Thursday // 16:49 | Viewed: 4329

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister to Take Part in Video Conference of European Council

 On Thursday and Friday, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov is participating in a video conference of the members of the European Council, the government press office announced.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 25, 2021, Thursday // 11:07 | Viewed: 2415

EC: Bulgaria Breaches EU Regulations on Racism and Xenophobia

The European Commission will send a formal notification to Bulgaria that it has not fully transposed European regulations to combat racism and xenophobia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 18, 2021, Thursday // 14:36 | Viewed: 4347

Minister of Economy: Bulgaria Boasts Excellent Macroeconomic Indicators despite Pandemic

Bulgaria is among the few countries in which there is growth in consumption and rising incomes during the coronavirus crisis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 17, 2021, Wednesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 3107

Bulgaria’s Premier: We Will Overcome Pandemic First in EU

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that he is very optimistic about the recovery plans which are financed by the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 11, 2021, Thursday // 16:00 | Viewed: 5059

EC Forecast for Bulgarian Economy: GDP Growth by 2,7 Percent in 2021, 4,9 in 2022

Bulgaria's GDP is expected to grow by 2.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 11, 2021, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 3262

EP Approves Larger Part of Europe’s Recovery Package

On Tuesday, European Parliament approved the Recovery and Sustainability Mechanism, which aims to help EU countries cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 10, 2021, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 2478

Bulgaria’s Deputy PM Mariana Nikolova Takes Part in Online Summit of 17+1 Initiative

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism Mariana Nikolova took part in the video conference meeting of the "17+1" summit,the government press office reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 9, 2021, Tuesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 19555

European Parliament Approves Introduction of Carbon Border Tax

Future carbon border tax should be introduced for products of oil refineries and the glass, paper and aluminium industry and not only for the power sector and energy-intensive industrial sectors like cement, steel, chemicals, and fertilisers, European law

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 8, 2021, Monday // 15:20 | Viewed: 3292

EP Democracy Monitoring Group Prepares Mission to Probe into Corruption and Rule of Law Breaches in Bulgaria

The European Parliament's Democracy Monitoring Group is today discussing the organisation of a mission to look into corruption and the rule of law in Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 5, 2021, Friday // 16:48 | Viewed: 3705

OLAF: Bulgaria to Return Nearly 6 Million Euros to EU for Alleged Abuse in the Ministry of Interior

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) has alleged President’s Anti-Corruption Secretary Plamen Uzunov of corruption.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 2, 2021, Tuesday // 09:20 | Viewed: 6627

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Comments on Key Takeaways from EC Online Meeting

The reports of my European colleagues raise great concern - a huge number of infected, huge number of deaths, overburdened healthcare system, huge external debts and a slump in the GDP of the leading EU Member States, which is why after the health crisis

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 22, 2021, Friday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2514

Bulgaria’s Premier Joins in Official Online Ceremony of OECD

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will participate in the official online ceremony on the occasion of Bulgaria's accession to the Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 19, 2021, Tuesday // 10:34 | Viewed: 2689

Venice Commission: Bulgaria’s Decision on Prosecutor General Supervision Is Strange

The first-reading approval of the figure of a prosecutor entitled to investigate the Prosecutor General in Bulgaria has come as a surprise for the European Commission for Democracy through Law (aka Venice Commission).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2021, Friday // 14:08 | Viewed: 5870

Bulgaria To Ban 8 Disposable Plastic Products from Summer 2021

Starting from this summer, the use of 8 types of single-use plastic products is to be prohibited throughout the European Union, including in Bulgaria, envisions a European directive that all member states must introduce and implement in their national leg

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2021, Friday // 10:36 | Viewed: 43115

Dozens of Bulgarians Arrive from UK Today, Others Still Stranded on Britain’s Borders

Today, dozens of Bulgarians who were stranded on Britain's borders are coming back home.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 24, 2020, Thursday // 11:29 | Viewed: 6146

European Parliament Again Invites Bulgarian Authorities for Hearing

The Monitoring Group on Democracy, Fundamental Rights and the Rule of Law in the European Parliament is not happy with the answers to the additional written questions given by the Bulgarian authorities.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 15, 2020, Tuesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 2960
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