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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: 2931

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: 10433

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: 2647

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: 5697

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: 3819

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: 4924

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: 2763

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: 4694

ACER: Council Agrees Position to Update the Role of the EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators

The Council today agreed its position (general approach) on a regulation to update the role of ACER, the EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 11, 2018, Monday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2341

Bulgarian Presidency Brings the EU a Step Closer to a Common Cybersecurity Certification Framework

With Bulgaria's Minister for Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski as chair, the telecommunications ministers of the EU Member States today confirmed their position on draft EU rules to ensure that products and services in the digital

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 11, 2018, Monday // 13:47 | Viewed: 4530

Euractiv: Penka the Cow – a Buzz that Eclipsed the Bulgarian Presidency

The case of Penka the cow got the unprecedented attention of the world media, so much so that a Bulgarian columnist wrote it had outshone the official highlights of the country’s EU Presidency.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 9, 2018, Saturday // 12:49 | Viewed: 3533

Bulgarian Presidency Brings the EU a Step Closer to a Common Cybersecurity Certification Framework

With Bulgaria's Minister for Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski as chair, the telecommunications ministers of the EU Member States today confirmed their position on draft EU rules to ensure that products and services in the digital

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 9, 2018, Saturday // 12:19 | Viewed: 4085

Participants at Sofia Conference Confirm the Role of Cohesion Policy as a Key Investment Instrument in Europe

The importance of cohesion policy as an investment instrument in Europe was reaffirmed at a high-level conference on “EU cohesion policy: post-2020 perspectives for convergence and sustainable regions”, which took place on 8 June 2018 in Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 9, 2018, Saturday // 12:16 | Viewed: 20310

EU to Create a Common Cybersecurity Certification Framework and Beef up its Agency – Council Agrees its Position

The EU is to enhance its cyber resilience by setting up an EU-wide certification framework for information and communication technology (ICT) products, services and processes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 9, 2018, Saturday // 12:14 | Viewed: 2506

EULEX Kosovo: New Role for the EU Rule of Law Mission

On 8 June 2018, the Council decided to refocus the mandate of the EU rule of law mission EULEX Kosovo.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 9, 2018, Saturday // 12:12 | Viewed: 2307

Bulgarian Presidency Brings Member States together on Key Legislation on Air, Marine Transport and on EU Toll System

With Bulgaria´s Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski as chair, EU transport ministers today agreed their position on rules to safeguard competition in air transport, on port reception facilities and on electronic road tolling and exchange of information.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 8, 2018, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 2974

EDA and Bulgarian EU Presidency Highlight Importance of Military Mobility

On 7 June 2018, the European Defence Agency (EDA) and the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) co-organised the conference “Military Mobility – Key to European Security” in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 8, 2018, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 16684

European Parliament Elections: Council Reaches Agreement on a Set of Measures to Modernise EU Electoral Law

The Council reached agreement on new measures to update EU electoral law.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 8, 2018, Friday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1775

EU is Making it Easier to Recover Unpaid Road Tolls – Council Agrees its Stance

EU countries want to make it easier to trace owners of foreign vehicles that fail to pay road tolls by granting each other access to national vehicle registration data.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 8, 2018, Friday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1741

Tackling Marine Litter: Council Agrees its Stance on Port Reception Facilities

Ships should not gain any financial advantage by dumping waste at sea.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 8, 2018, Friday // 11:42 | Viewed: 1555

EU Agrees New Rules to Make Sure Money Laundering Criminals are Punished

On 7 June 2018, the Council (at ambassadors' level) confirmed the agreement reached between the Bulgarian presidency and the Parliament on new rules on using criminal law to counter money laundering.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 8, 2018, Friday // 11:39 | Viewed: 4618
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