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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: 15347

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: 1632

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: 1552

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: 1385

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: 3565

Safeguarding Competition in Air Transport – the Council Adopts its Position

The Council today adopted a general approach on the proposed rules for safeguarding competition in air transport.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 7, 2018, Thursday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1644

High Level Conference “EU Cohesion Policy: Post-2020 Perspectives for Convergence and Sustainable Regions"

A high level conference dedicated to “EU cohesion policy: post-2020 perspectives for convergence and sustainable regions” will be held on 8 June 2018 at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 7, 2018, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1517

Bulgarian Presidency Reports on the Progress Made on the Reform of the Common European Asylum System

With Bulgarian Minister of the Interior Valentin Radev as Chair, the ministers of the interior of the EU Member States today took stock of the progress made by the Bulgarian Presidency on the reform of the Common European Asylum System.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 6, 2018, Wednesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 4953

Rumen Porodzanov: Tools for Supporting Young Farmers should Become more Effective

Ensuring generational renewal in farming was the focus of the informal meeting of EU Agriculture Ministers held in Sofia on 4-5 June 2018.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 5, 2018, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 2010

EU Justice Ministers Send a Signal of Unity at Monday’s JHA

With Bulgarian Justice Minister Ms Tsetska Tsacheva as chair, EU Justice Ministers on Monday reached an agreement on some of the rules that will make it easier for entrepreneurs to go restart their business if they have gone bankrupt.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 5, 2018, Tuesday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1747

Joint Actions are Key to Preventing and Reducing the Risk of Disasters

The 40th meeting of the Directors-General for Civil Protection of the EU, of the European Economic Area and of the Candidate Countries was held on 31 May and 1 June in Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 4, 2018, Monday // 16:29 | Viewed: 4994

Developments for Effective EU Migration Policy Discussed in Sofia

In the framework of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the European Migration Network Presidency conference “Crossroads of Migration: Challenges and Success Factors in Managing Migration Flows” was held in Sofia on 31 May and 1 June.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 4, 2018, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 6859

The Interior Minister: Foreign Drivers Are not Paying Their Fines

Interior Minister Valentin Radev admitted that the drivers of cars and trucks with foreign numbers do not pay their fines.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 1, 2018, Friday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1624

New Drop of Unemployment in Bulgaria

New drop in unemployment in Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 31, 2018, Thursday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2244

Fewer Cigarettes Have Been Produced In Bulgaria

The production of cigarettes in Bulgaria is smaller than ever before.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 31, 2018, Thursday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1973

Bulgarian Presidency Hosts Debates on the Future of Space, Research and Innovation Policies

The Bulgarian Presidency today hosted debates on the future of European space policy and on research and innovation in the context of the EU's post-2020 budget, setting the direction for the future development of these policies.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 31, 2018, Thursday // 12:03 | Viewed: 2909

Mutual Recognition of Goods: Council Agrees Position to Reinforce the Single Market

The Council today agreed on a general approach on a draft regulation aimed at improving the mutual recognition of goods marketed in another member state.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 31, 2018, Thursday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2050

Bulgarian Presidency Achieves a Major Breakthrough by Brokering a Deal on the Banking Package

The Bulgarian Presidency today concluded 18 months of negotiations between EU Member States in the Council by reaching a deal on the Banking package that paves the way for completing the Banking Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 31, 2018, Thursday // 11:58 | Viewed: 7030

Bulgarian Presidency Steers Debates on the Role of Culture in Future Policies and the Sustainability of Sport

Bulgarian Minister for Culture Boil Banov and Minister for Youth and Sports Krasen Kralev hosted on 23 May two important policy debates in the Council of the EU, in their capacity as Presidents of the Council.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 31, 2018, Thursday // 11:56 | Viewed: 7310

Bulgaria's contract with "Eurotransplant" ended

The Treaty of Bulgaria with "Eurotransplant" was canceled but will be extended to 2-3 weeks.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 30, 2018, Wednesday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2263

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Predicts that Bulgaria's Lag behind the EU to Continue for at least 15 Years

Bulgaria should not think of catching up with the average European level in the next 15 years, Prof.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 29, 2018, Tuesday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1756
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