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ECB Could take more than One Tear to Assess Bulgaria's Banking Union Bid

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Bulgaria should send a request soon to join the banking union, a preliminary step before euro membership, and the assessment of its progress could take more than one year, European Central bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Thurs

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 13, 2018, Friday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1496

Bulgaria's Path towards ERM II Participation

Today the Finance Ministers of the euro area Member States, the European Central Bank (ECB), the representatives of the Minister of Finance and of the Central Bank Governor of Denmark discussed the prospects of Bulgaria's participation in the Exchange Rat

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 13, 2018, Friday // 11:01 | Viewed: 1641

European Parliament and Commission Divided on National Parks in Bulgaria

Two national parks in Bulgaria are threatened by construction plans according to a letter sent last week to the European Commission by representatives of all major political groups in the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 12, 2018, Thursday // 13:29 | Viewed: 4856

Foreign Minister Zaharieva: The Netherlands and France do not Let Bulgaria in the Schengen Zone

The Netherlands and France hinder Bulgaria's entry into the Schengen zone, Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said in an interview with the Russian newspaper Izvestia, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 12, 2018, Thursday // 13:14 | Viewed: 2315

Bulgaria Makes Bank Pledges in Bid to Join Euro Waiting Room

BRUSSELS, July 10 (Reuters) - Bulgaria has committed to strengthening its banking sector, European Union officials said on Tuesday, two days before a euro zone finance ministers’ meeting that could shed light on the Balkan country’s progress towards joini

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 11, 2018, Wednesday // 10:03 | Viewed: 7248

Prime Minister Borisov will Receive the European Personality of the Year Award in Sarajevo

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov became "European Personality of the Year".

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 5, 2018, Thursday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2596

PM Borisov: The Biggest Success of the Bulgarian EU Presidency is the Prospect of the Western Balkans

We have achieved 45 agreements with the EP of 105, which we inherited, and as much were finished at the council.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 3, 2018, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2010

The European Parliament will Discuss the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU

The European Parliament will meet in Strasbourg this week with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's report on the work of the first Bulgarian presidency of the Council of the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 2, 2018, Monday // 10:58 | Viewed: 17300

BNR: Bulgaria Hands over Presidency of Council of EU to Austria

Bulgarian National Radio - Today is the last day of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 30, 2018, Saturday // 11:58 | Viewed: 4536

Telecoms Reform to Bolster better and faster Connectivity across EU Approved by Member States

The swift and extensive roll-out of 5G and other next-generation technologies throughout Europe, stronger consumer protection and a capped rate for international calls within the EU – all these are covered by the comprehensive set of new rules for the ele

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 29, 2018, Friday // 20:21 | Viewed: 3010

Temenuzhka Petkova: CESEC is an Indisputable Example of Successful Regional co-operation

CESEC initiative is an indisputable example of successful regional cooperation.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 29, 2018, Friday // 20:21 | Viewed: 2239

Today PM Borisov Presents Bulgaria's Candidacy for Joining the Eurozone Waiting Room

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will present at the Eurogroup today the candidacy of Bulgaria for joining the Eurozone waiting room.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 29, 2018, Friday // 11:35 | Viewed: 3355

Turning Social Europe into a Reality: the Bulgarian Presidency Signs the Posting of Workers Directive

Lilyana Pavlova, Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, and Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, today signed the revised rules for the posting of workers, which the Bulgarian Presidency negotiated during its term

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 28, 2018, Thursday // 16:34 | Viewed: 2170

EU Trade with Australia and New Zealand: Directives Made Public

On 25 June, the Council decided to publish the mandates given to the Commission on 22 May to negotiate trade agreements with Australia and New Zealand.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 26, 2018, Tuesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1871

Council Conclusions on the Potential of the Circular Economy Adopted under the Bulgarian Presidency

The Council of the EU environment ministers chaired by the Bulgarian Minister for Environment and Water, Neno Dimov, today adopted conclusions on delivering on the EU action plan for the Circular Economy.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 26, 2018, Tuesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 3043

Bulgaria hosted 20th EU-CELAC Meeting on Drugs

On 21-22 June 2018 Sofia hosted the 20th high level meeting of the Coordination and Cooperation Mechanism on Drugs of the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (EU - CELAC).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 26, 2018, Tuesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1796

The Bulgarian Presidency Puts the Future of Health at the Centre of EU Ministerial Debate

Discussion of the future of health in the EU was the main focus of the meeting of EU health ministers during the second day of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 25, 2018, Monday // 20:01 | Viewed: 2213

The 70-тн EUPAN Director General Meeting was Held in Sofia

The 70th meeting of the Directors General (DGs) of EUPAN – an informal network of the DGs responsible for public administration in the EU Member States and the European Commission – was held in Sofia as part of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of t

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 25, 2018, Monday // 19:41 | Viewed: 1409

The Bulgarian Presidency Helps the EU Move Towards a more Efficient EU VAT System

At their last meeting under the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council, EU finance ministers finalised the work on three dossiers in the area of Value Added Tax (VAT), thus moving towards a more efficient VAT system at EU level.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 25, 2018, Monday // 19:41 | Viewed: 2331

Bulgarian Presidency Reports on the Progress Made on Topics Overseen by European Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Affairs

During the six months of its Presidency, Bulgaria managed to take forward the work on key legislative files that fall within the responsibility of the European Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Affairs (AFCO).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 21, 2018, Thursday // 10:57 | Viewed: 4039

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: 2434
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